Ausky Breed Maintenance
The grooming for this hybrid can vary somewhat from dog to dog. Although both dogs have a double layer coat that is made up of a dense undercoat protected by a coat of straight guard hairs, the texture of the undercoat is quite different, and the top coat of a Siberian Husky is considerably longer than the Australian Cattle Dog. This means that if your dog takes after their Australian parent in coat types, they will require only occasional bathing and regular brushing with a stiff bristle brush or slicker brush. If your dog inherited a coat more reminiscent of the Husky line, bathing needs might still be infrequent, but brushing is more likely to be a daily requirement. Dogs with a more Husky type coat will also shed more and may have periods of significant shedding during the spring and fall.