As shown in the name, the Siberpoo is a hybrid breed made from a Siberian Husky and a Poodle. These dogs are very adaptable to the climate and can do well in both the heat or the cold. They have a very low tolerance to solitude and will need to be given frequent attention or they may develop separation anxiety. Although they can live in apartments, these dogs would do best living in a home that has a yard. This hybrid has an average lifespan of 10 to 13 years and usually gets along well with all types of pets. They are well behaved around people of all ages as well, although they should be watched around small children at first and may be too energetic for the elderly.
The Siberpoo is an example of a hybrid or designer dog. This means that the breed was created from two different purebred breeds. In this case, it is the Siberian Husky and the Poodle who have come together to create the Siberpoo. Poodles are dogs that were originally created to be retrievers and hunters of waterfowl. However, later on these dogs were given the task to sniff out truffles in France. They came from Germany and Russia since the 16th century, although the smaller version of these dogs was developed in France. The Poodle has three different varieties that are characterized by size; the Standard Poodle, the Miniature Poodle and the Toy Poodle. They are thought to be related to the Portuguese Water Dog and the Irish Water Spaniel. Later on in the 18th century, this breed had become a very popular circus performer. Today, the Poodle is thought to be one of the smartest dogs breeds and they excel at many canine sports and activities. Based on results from DNA tests, the Siberian Husky is one of the oldest dog breeds. They come from a group of Siberian nomads named the Chukchi, who used them as sled dogs and family pets. Because these people would castrate all but the best sled dogs and would not breed them with any other types of canine, this breed remained pure and improved for over 3000 years. In 1908 this breed was introduced from Alaska when they were used in dog sled races, which they excelled at. Leonhard Seppala was a driver of a Siberian Husky team that won the All-Alaska Sweepstakes for three years running, from 1915 to 1917. In 1925, there was a diphtheria epidemic and the same man drove one of the teams of Siberian Husky to Nome, Alaska to bring serum.