The Charcoal lab puppies are quite interesting in their characteristics. That’s all these characteristics that have given them a separable ideal identity. The characteristics of German Shepherd Husky Mixradors are discussed below:
A relatively new breed “Shepskies” have taken different traits equally from both of their parents, their size also comes in between German shepherd and Siberian husky. The sizes of both of the parents and their resulting breed are mentioned below:
German Shepherds: German Shepherds are slightly bigger than Siberian Huskies and range between 22-26 inches.
Siberian husky: Siberian Huskies are medium-sized dogs and relatively smaller than Germans. They stand approx. in between 20-23 inches.
Shepsky: the resulting Shepkies’ sizes stand in between both of its’ parents and usually comes in between 20-25 inches.
As the size of German shepherd mix dogs comes in between two of its parents, the same is not in the case of weight. The weight trait of Shepsky is utmost taken by its parent “German Shepherd”. Here are the details:
German Shepherds: As German Shepherds are larger than Siberian, their weight is also more than them and standouts among 49-88 pounds.
Siberian Huskies: Siberian Huskies are slightly less-weighted as compared to Shepherds and standouts among 35-60 pounds.
Shepsky: The new breed “Shepsky” resembles German Shepherds in their weights and stands out in between 45-88 pounds.
- Coat COLOR:
The coat color trait is mixed up by both the German shepherd and Siberian husky and is usually a combination of two or more colors. The Shepskies’ coat colors are seen in many colors including white, brown, red, black, and blue.
The coats of this breed are dense enough to keep the dogs safe from extreme winters. These are quite long, soft, and many-colored to make the dogs look attractive and keep them safe. This breed sheds a lot, so requires brushing and bath.
German shepherd and Husky mix males and females also stay in danger of some health problems. The lack of regular veterinarian checkups or proper vaccination can put them more prone to severe conditions. The following are the main health issues this German shepherd beagle mix breed meets:
- Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that refers to recurrent seizures. It also results in much abnormal behavior or loss of consciousness for some time. It can be treated only by medicines.
- Hip dysplasia: Both males and females of the Australian shepherd mix are equally prone to this joint disease. It is caused due to the dislocation of the ball and socket of the hip joint that results in an inability to jump, run, or skip in normal gait.
- Luxating Patella: it is another joint disease most commonly found in dogs that takes place due to dislocation of patella from its position, causing an inability to follow a normal activity.
- Eye diseases: There are also some eye diseases found in this breed including cataracts and Progressive Retinal Atrophy.
- Life span:
Their life span also a mixture of both the parents and a German Shepherd Husky Mix puppy usually comes with a life span of about 10 – 14 years. These are amazing working dogs and useful companions due to their playful nature, smart personality, high energy, and excellent intelligence level.
The German Shepherd Husky Mix is a slightly expensive dog breed that varies greatly according to the weight, size, and quality of a puppy. Usually, a German Shepherd Husky Mix puppy can be brought within a price range of $500 to $1000. You can never regret when spending money on this superb shepsky breed.