ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

WEST SIBERIAN LAIKA

Picture of a west siberian laika
LIFE SPAN: 12-14 years
Breed Name: West Siberian Laika
Group: Northern breed
Origin: Russia
Laika De Siberie Occidentale, Westsibirischer Laika, Laika De Siberia Occidental

HISTORY

The West Siberian Laika originally comes from the North Ural and West Siberia. The current breed was developed from two different types. The breed is lighter in build and narrower in head than the East Siberian Laika. It is an all around hunting dog, used on birds and small game and also occasionally on large game. The West Siberian Laika was recognized by the United Kennel Club on January 1, 1996.