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30 Adorable Husky Pictures That Will Make You Want One

Warning: You may be adopting a husky after seeing these photos.

A purebred Siberian Husky dog with blue eyesMary Swift/Getty Images

Long day? Need to smile? Looking to adopt? Not looking to adopt, but easily tempted? Huskies are super photogenic, unsurprisingly, considering their hypnotizing eyes and fluffy fur. Besides just looking cute as can be in family photos, there are endless reasons why they would make a great addition to the family, so consider this your only warning. Proceed with caution as you may want to schedule a trip to your local shelter immediately. For all kinds of cute breeds, check out these adorable photos of puppies that will make you melt.

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How could you say no to that face?

Fun fact: huskies don’t bark; they howl. They will even talk back to you! Huskies are one of the chattier breeds that vocalizes their needs using sounds. Learn how to decode the sounds your dog makes with these tips from dog experts.

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Family photo

Huskies truly never grow up, at least mentally. They remain as playful as puppies through old age and seem to always have an endless amount of energy. If smaller pups are more your thing, see these adorable photos of pugs that will make you want one.

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Just on a walk

Be sure to bring lots of water when taking your husky out. Their dense fur serves them well in the winter but will cause them to overheat in the summer. Check out what else your dog wishes you knew.

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The cutest hiking buddy

Huskies are very independent which can be both a good and a bad thing. Their love of exploration and running free will make them a great outdoor companion, but make sure you don’t let them feel too free or they may run away. Don’t miss how to choose the best leash for your dog.

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A real-life Simba

Many people are actually very surprised by how affectionate huskies can be. They absolutely love to spend time with their humans and will thrive in your company. See these before and after photos of shelter dogs being adopted that will warm your heart and convince you to adopt.

Siberian Husky Flocks Is Waiting For It's Boss To Give Food Because It Wants To Eat.Taisuke Harada/EyeEm/Getty Images

Gang’s all here!

Although this photo may say otherwise, huskies won’t constantly hound you for food. Even with all the exercise they require, they don’t require much of a food break like other breeds. This is attributed to their ancestors who worked all day with only the occasional break for food and water. See the healthiest dog breeds of all time.

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Tongue’s out!

Huskies can be total goofballs. They love to play—especially with children. Learn the benefits of a child growing up with a big dog.

Siberian Husky (Canis familiaris), portrait, sled dog, France.Avalon/Getty Images

Good boy

Huskies aren’t the best at being guard dogs. A trespasser will happily be welcomed into your home and will probably be asked to play. If you’re looking for a breed that will keep you safe, check out the best dogs to get for protection.

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New Facebook photo

Huskies love winter and the cold weather. They will always be up for a walk in the most bitter temperatures and will happily join you for all your winter activities. Learn the best ways to keep your dog safe this winter.

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Wild and free

These dogs need tons of exercise in order to live their best life. Ideally, they should be taken out at least three times a day for an hour at a time. See how much exercise your dog really needs.

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All smiles here

Huskies are very intelligent. They are hyper-aware of their surroundings and understand commands pretty quickly. That being said, if they don’t want to do something, they certainly won’t. Your commands are merely just suggestions. Check out these hilarious photos of mischievous dogs who were caught red-handed.

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I get by with a little help from my friends

Huskies love people and other dogs. They are pack-oriented and remain super loyal, but their instinct is to never be aggressive.

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This breed is very closely related to wolves as you can probably tell just by looking at them. A husky dog’s face shape, ears, and nose almost exactly resemble the wolf. Do a double-take at these 15 other dogs that look just like wolves.

Young energetic dog on a walk. Siberian husky.Таисья Корчак/Getty Images


This husky probably just pooped on the floor. Potty training will take a lot of patience with this breed. As independent thinkers, they see the whole world as their toilet. Check out more funny dog photos that will definitely make you smile.

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As warm and fluffy as they are, huskies are strong. They were bred by the Chukchi Eskimos in northeastern Asia as sled dogs. As the nomads needed to expand their territory for survival, huskies were bred to pull loads over long distances in temperatures less than zero.

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Nice to meet you!

Huskies are very admired as they rank #14 in breed popularity, according to the American Kennel Club. See what other dogs made the list of the most popular dog breeds in the country.

A blue-eyed husky breed dog hid in the fern bushes in summerElena Mordasova/Getty Images


Huskies can find their way out of just about anything. They love to jump over fences, dig underground, and slip out of collars. This leads to many huskies becoming lost. Keep an eye on them!

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Puppy love

Can you believe these cuties used to be war dogs? They were used as part of search and rescue teams during World War II. If you were wondering what happens when a human expresses love, here’s what happens when you tell your dog “I love you.”

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Celebrating Pride

Speaking of rainbows, huskies actually aren’t colorblind, contrary to popular belief. They can see various tones of yellow, blue, and violet.

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Is it morning?

Even with all that energy, huskies will love snuggling on the couch with you. They are a highly recommended breed for people with depression as they can sense sadness and do a stellar job comforting people who are feeling down. See what the affectionate dog breeds that love to cuddle.

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Is this cute enough to post?

It may be tempting to share your grapes and raisins with your husky while out on a walk like this one, but please refrain! These popular hiking snacks are poisonous for these dogs.

Have you ever seen eyes this stunning? Huskies can easily steal anyone’s heart with just a tiny glance. It’s hard not to be mesmerized with eyes like those. Don’t miss why it feels so good to look into your dog’s eyes.

Beautiful eyes

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Staying warm

This breed can withstand the cold much better than any human. They can survive in temperatures as freezing as -76 degrees Fahrenheit!

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Long day

Huskies can run up to 28 miles per hour! No wonder this pup looks so worn out. Check out our official guide for choosing the dog breed that’s best for you.

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Sleepy pups

Husky is a general term for several breeds of dogs used as sled dogs. Huskies were originally used as sled dogs in northern regions but are now also kept as pets. Historically, the word “husky” is a corruption of the term “Eskie,” also shared by the Inuit tribes. Huskies like to sleep curled up with their tails touching their nose. This position is known as the “swirl.” See what your dog’s sleeping position will tell you about them.


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Since huskies are pack dogs, they typically do very well in households that have multiple dogs—preferably another husky. But if you aren’t in a place to have a second dog, just make sure that you can give your husky the attention it needs. Don’t miss the signs you aren’t giving your dog enough affection.

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Hello world!

This newborn will probably live to be around 14 years old like many other huskies. They are also born without any teeth and won’t be able to see or hear for about four weeks. Make sure you know the first steps on how to train a puppy before bringing one home.

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They see me rollin’

Huskies love adventure. They will even give up treats if they know they’re about to go for a walk, a ride in the car, or get to go out and play.

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The fluffiest

You’ll want to pet a husky all day long with fur as soft and warm as theirs. Even though they do shed a lot, the fluffiness is so worth it. On the bright side, it will force you to vacuum. Don’t miss these cleaning tips every dog owner needs to know.

Beautiful girl plays with a dog (husky with blue eyes) green field.MajaMitrovic/Getty Images

I love you!

Huskies will love you unconditionally. What more could you really ask for? Next, check out these 50 fun facts about dogs you may not have known before.