Name: West Siberian Laika
Country of origin: Russia
Size Type: Large Breed Dogs
Group: Hunting Dogs
Life span: 14 years
Temperament: Territorial, Aggressive, Protective, Lively, Balanced
Height: Females: 52–58 cm; Males: 54–60 cm
Weight: Females: 18-25 kg; Males: 18-25 kg
Color: Salt and pepper, Piebald motley, Black, Wolf-sable, White
Price of puppies: $600 – $1,000 USD
The West Siberian Laika is a northern breed that looks like a wolf, of medium size, strong, well-coordinated. Never grows heavy or bulky. The condition and quality of the coat are very important with an eye to the arctic climate in the country of origin. The coat is two-layered, thick, heavy, but not too long.
A very intelligent dog with the ability to learn well and learn easily. Loving and devoted to her family. The breed has a high innate hunting instinct and a clear sense of direction. During the hunt, it can bark to warn the hunter.