A Siberpoo is a hybrid breed consisting of a Husky and a Poodle. Some people refer to them as a Poosky, Huskypoo, or a Huskydoodle. No matter what you call them, you will find they quickly become a much-loved member of your family, wanting very little in return for all the love they give. However, what they do need is a lot of physical and mental activity. If you don’t give them what they need, they can be destructive, hyperactive, and stubborn. They are not a breed that’s suitable for apartment life, nor are they ideal for someone who wants to lead an idle lifestyle. Instead, they need you to keep them fit and healthy through plenty of fun fitness activities. Here are a few of many to get you started.
Because your Siberpoo is half Poodle, you will find they are quick learners, always ready to pick up a new trick or skill. What’s more, their eagerness to please from the Husky side will ensure they will keep practicing until they get whatever you want them to do correctly. As a result, teaching your Siberpoo to dance is an excellent activity option. It’s hard and can take several 10-minute sessions throughout weeks or months, but with the right amount of encouragement and treats, you can nail this all-weather activity. What’s more, once your Siberpoo masters the task, they can become the life of any party. Here is how to master the spinning technique of dancing.
It might not seem like a fun activity for your Siberpoo, but a crate can be a fun activity if you train them to like it. What’s more, crate training is necessary for this breed because the Husky parentage can make them exceptionally destructive. For example, you wouldn’t leave them inside to their own devices while you pop down to the corner store! Therefore, when you bring your Siberpoo home for the first time, it’s a good idea to invest in a blanket, treat, toys, and a crate, and begin crate training immediately. It can also become a convenient rainy-day activity that can provide plenty of mental stimulation for your furry friend.
There are many instances of Poodles jumping through hoops on TV, so knowing your Siberpoo has Poodle parentage, it makes sense to believe they are equally as capable! Why not give it a try and find out? All you need are treats, a hoop, 20 minutes to spare throughout a few weeks, and a beautiful, sunny day. You will find this activity is quite challenging, but the intelligence level of your Siberpoo can make it far more natural than with other breeds as well. Once you have everything you need, you can then begin this affordable activity which can wear your puppy out in no time at all!
The Husky breed is not idle, with them being able to walk and run for hours in all manner of terrain. That’s why if you’re a hiker, you’ll like adopting a Siberpoo. They will be able to keep up with you! Don’t be afraid to set out for a few hours with your Siberpoo by your side. Their ability, agility, and energy will surprise you.
Given the energy level of your Siberpoo, it makes sense to let them play with other dogs and burn off that pent-up energy. From a young age, begin socializing them with dogs at a dog park. Take them for hour-long journeys on a sunny day, bringing along a toy for them to enjoy. It will only take up an hour out of your week, but it can set them up with vital socialization skills for life.
The Siberpoo is a pawsitively delightful dog, but one with which you’ll struggle to keep up! Make sure you provide your four-legged companion with as much mental and physical stimulation as possible. Otherwise, you may end up with a lot of chewed shoes and furniture and a very guilty looking pup!