Siberian Husky vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison

Siberian Husky vs English BulldogSiberian Husky is originated from Russia but English Bulldog is originated from United Kingdom. Siberian Husky may grow 20 cm / 8 inches higher than English Bulldog. Both Siberian Husky and English Bulldog are having almost same weight. Both Siberian Husky and English Bulldog has almost same life span. Siberian Husky may have more litter size than English Bulldog. Siberian Husky requires Moderate maintenance. But English Bulldog requires Low maintenance

Basic Information

Group:
Working dog
Companion dog
Origin:
Russia
United Kingdom
Height Male:
54 - 60 cm
21 - 24 inches
31 - 40 cm
12 - 16 inches
Height Female:
50 - 56 cm
19 - 23 inches
31 - 40 cm
12 - 16 inches
Weight Male:
20 - 27 kg
44 - 60 pounds
23 - 25 kg
50 - 56 pounds
Weight Female:
16 - 23 kg
35 - 51 pounds
18 - 23 kg
39 - 51 pounds
Life Span:
12 - 14 Years
8 - 12 Years
Litter Size:
4 - 8
4 - 5
Size:
Large dog
Medium dog
Other Names:
Chukcha, Chuksha
British Bulldog, English Bulldog, Bulldog
Colors Available:
Black & White, White, Black, Agouti Piebald, Copper, Black & Tan Splash, Red, Silver, Sable Brown and Grey
Piebald, White, Brindle & White, Fawn, Red Brindle, Red & White, Red, Fawn & White
Coat:
Medium, Dense, Harsh and Rough, Soft, Double layer, Straight and Thick
Short
Shedding:
Moderate
Moderate
Temperament:
Alert, Friendly, Gentle, Independent, Intelligent, Loving, Outgoing, Social, Stubborn
Affectionate, Courageous, Friendly, Loving, Social, Sweet
Grooming:
Moderate maintenance
Low maintenance
Trainability:
Moderate
Hard
Hypoallergenic:
No
No
Kids Friendly:
No
Yes
New Owners Friendly:
No
Yes

History

siberian huskyChukchi is a tribe in Siberian nomads and huskies are beleived to be originated with them. DNA tests on huskies prove that they are the oldest among the dog breeds. Huskies are very close to Chukchi people and they used them to travel fast. Also children used to sleep with them as they provide body heat to them. Huskies also like to be very close to the children. In 1908 at the gold rush, huskies were imported to Alaska and used as sled dogs. In Alaska they were used for dog sled race until today.

Huskies were exported from Siberia and they continued their journey in North America. American kennel club recognized them in 1930 and the Siberian club of america has been founded in 1938.

english bulldogAt earlier time Bulldogs were not as it was now. They were taller and was fierce in their nature. They were completely developed in England.The first breed was set in at about 1500. After that they were involved in a game called Bull baiting in England, where a fight was set in between a Bull and the Bulldog.

Bulldogs will be on full fierce by biting and holding the bull even when they jump or struggle, until they fall on the ground. After that Bull baiting was banned in England, and everyone thought Bulldog will disappear. But some breeders re engineered it and made it as it was now. In 1950s Bulldogs ranked among top 10 in America.

Description

siberian husky puppyThe Huskies are said to be one of the beautiful dog breeds in the world. They are well known for their thick coat and blue coloured eyes. Huskies are really challenging for new dog owners. It is preferred to give them a fenced yard and the fence should be sunk well to the ground to prevent them from escaping, as they always try to escape. They are medium sized working dogs having high energy level. Initially huskies were developed as sled dogs.

They are affectionate and intelligent breed. Also they are independent in nature. They are kid friendly dogs and also are friendly with everyone including strangers. Huskies will be a good companion when given proper training and care. They are low shedders but it depends on the climate it lives. Normally they dont shed in cold climate but in warmer climate they will do. They shed heavily twice in a year for a three week strech. Normally huskies do not suit well for apartment living. They are not watchdogs as they will bark very rarely but it enjoys to howl.

english bulldog puppyBulldogs are muscular in nature. They easily gain over weight and so exercising them is very mandatory. They are well suitable for apartment living, since they will always like to lie down and sleep. They will woke up only for their food. But they are very much faithful for their owners and it will be seen very loving when they come near and look at you.

Since they face respiratory problems they should not be compelled to play for very long time. Their look may be ferocious but they are very calm and loving towards others unless you do any harm to them or their owners.

Health Problems

siberian husky dogSiberian husky suffers with minor health problems such as hypothyroidism, Progressive retinal atrophy and cataract. They are also prone to lose pigment in nose and muzzle. Some health problems occur due to bad breeding practices and some due to environmental problems where the puppy is brought up. They have also chances to get skin disease such as allergies.

Hair fall

When they are in the age of 2 to 5 years, they are having chances to hairloss due to Alopecia X. This condition mainly causes due to hair clipping in Siberians. They will be healthy but the hair will not grow in affected areas. Siberians are double coated and when the situation prevails the topcoat will fall off first and the undercoat follows it. The hair will fall off in both side of the dog in same area. Spaying or neutering will reduce such problems as it causes because of sex hormones.

english bulldog dogThey have chances of getting problems due to brachycephalic syndrome, this is because of their short face. Also they suffer from respiratory problems. Bone and joint problems are also common in them.

Hair fall

Bulldog has chances of getting skin problems and hair fall is the initial for those skin problems. Normally they shed hair upto a considerable level.

Caring The Pet

Feeding the puppy

siberian husky puppiesIn one method of feeding the food will be given always available but this method is not recommended as it has some problems. This method is followed by large breeders because of lack of time to spend on individuals. Another method is to keep meal for 3 times a day. At about 12 to 16 weeks of age the meals can be reduced to two times a day. In this method the meal given should not be there after 15 minutes even if puppy did not ate. The important training for puppies while eating is they should not growl when the food is taken by its master.

Feeding the adult

Many Siberian experts don't like commercial dog food as they are sure that because of such foods dog may get problems like itching, dandruff, loose stools and hot spots. According to experts the good food for them are home cooked food from turkey, real chicken, beef and fish. Fruits and fresh vegetables are also very good for them. It is advised by dog owners to add only low salt or even without salt in their food. Also sugar is not good for them as it will bring some problems like hairfall and itching.

Points for Good Health

Siberians can be easily groomed. Their eyes should be checked in puppyhood as they get chances to get eye problems and hereditary eye diseases. It is advised to make siberians to bath once in a year and they must be brushed once in a week. While brushing, the ears should be inspected and its teeth should be brushed. It is good to trim the long hairs in their feet and also nails should be trimmed slightly and very carefully as they have blood vessels there.

Games and Exercises

To give siberians training and exercises the home should be prepared for them and it is better to make a fenced yard to prevent escapes. They have very high chances to escape and so the fence should be minimum 6 feet high and base should be strong as it should not break it or dig under to escape. Since they are active from their puppyhood they must be given lots of exercise. They should be socialized in their early stages as to get good behaviour and manners.

Feeding the puppy

english bulldog puppiesThe puppy needs more energy and nutrients for its growth, so they must be fed several times a day but the amount should be less. They should not be given raw meat and foods that may be gone bad. The food given to puppy should be allowed to eat for only 20 minutes. After that time if balance food remains in bowl they should be removed and for the next meal new food should be given.

The puppy shall be given cooked food which we eat and it is preferable to give cooked meat and bones three times a week. Salt should be added less for them and sugar should not be given.

Feeding the adult

The bulldog can be fed 1 to 2 times per day, that is morning and evening. It is not recommended to give them soybean oil, chocolates and onions. Kibbles can also be given to them.

Points for Good Health

Nutritional food is the main factor for their health and the vaccinations should be made at the right time with consulting the veterinarian.

Games and Exercises

Bulldogs may have less energy, but they love to play. They can be made to chase after a ball or Frisbee. But short chasing will be good for them. They should not be made to play in hot sun as they suffer with some heat problems. Also they are interested in playing Tug of war, Hide and seek and solving puzzles.

Characteristics

Children friendliness

siberian husky dogsSiberian huskies are very much affectionate with children. But it is necessary to train both parties to behave with each other. It is recommended to have an adult supervision for younger children.

Special talents

They are very good diggers and so they should be watched if they are in garden. They tolerate well in cold weather and mostly huskies can be seen in the area of snow falling. They are very good in pulling sledges.

Adaptability

They adapt well in cold weather. It is advised to give them a well fenced yard. They do not like apartment living. Also they do not like to be alone and if kept alone for long time they will disturb your house and make it dirty.

Learning ability

Training huskies is not so easy but it is a challenging job. Hence they are not recommended for new dog owners. Only experienced dog owners can train them and also high patience is required.

Children friendliness

english bulldog dogsThey are good companion for children, but it is recommended to have an adult supervision and not allowing them alone.

Special talents

They are the best companion dogs. They take decisions after thinking for a while. They are very faithful for their owners, and if anybody does harm to their owners infront of them, then they will show their full energy and teach a lesson to them.

Adaptability

They adapt well for apartment living. They can be leaved alone in home for some hours but they love to stay with anyone in the house. They love to live in moderate weather, both hot and cold weather will bring problems to them.

Learning ability

Bulldog will not do all things you order them, as they think well and take their decision well. They think what will they get by doing what you say, and then only they will do it.

Comparison with other breeds

  1. Siberian Husky vs Rottweiler - Breed Comparison
  2. Siberian Husky vs Boxer - Breed Comparison
  3. Akita vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  4. Doberman Pinscher vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  5. Samoyed vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  6. Alaskan Malamute vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  7. Bullmastiff vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  8. Great Pyrenees vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  9. Boerboel vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  10. Presa Canario vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  11. Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  12. Labrador Husky vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  13. Argentine Dogo vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  14. Giant Schnauzer vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  15. Africanis vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  16. Belgian Shepherd vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  17. Goldador vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  18. Bandog vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  19. Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  20. Dogo Cubano vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  21. Dogo Sardesco vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  22. Beauceron vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  23. Central Asian Shepherd vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  24. Mackenzie River Husky vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  25. Black Russian Terrier vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  26. Golden Doodle vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  27. Pomsky vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  28. Old English Bulldog vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  29. Puggle vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  30. Schnoodle vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  31. Aussie Poo vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  32. Eurasier vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  33. Irish Doodles vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  34. Sanshu vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  35. German Spitz (Mittel) vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  36. Bordoodle vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  37. Pandikona vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  38. Dalmador vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  39. Renascence Bulldogge vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  40. Hairless Khala vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  41. Jindo vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  42. Hermes Bulldogge vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  43. Elo vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  44. Serbian Tricolour Hound vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  45. Kromfohrlander vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  46. Valley Bulldog vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  47. Whoodles vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  48. Mini Sheepadoodles vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  49. Dutch Smoushond vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  50. Beabull vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison

View/Compare Breeds

Popular Dog Breeds