Ask Dr. Debra: Can an Alaskan Malamute or Siberian Husky Puppy Play Nice with the Family Cat?

Ask Dr. Debra: Can an Alaskan Malamute or Siberian Husky Puppy Play Nice with the Family Cat?

Dr. Debra and a pet owners concerned about their Husky.Dr. Debra and a pet owners concerned about their Husky.
Dr. Debra and a pet owners concerned about their Husky.Dr. Debra and a pet owners concerned about their Husky.

This Week’s Question:

Can an Alaskan Malamute or Siberian Husky puppy be socialized well enough to interact with the family cat?

Amber Walton

Dr. Debra’s Answer:

Hi Amber,

Thanks for your email.

The answer is yes. When you bring home a puppy, be sure to provide careful supervision over any interactions with other pets.

For more information, read Tips for Introducing a New Dog to Your Family.

Best of luck to you and your pets!

Dr. Debra

Please note: Dr. Debra’s guidance should not be considered veterinary advice like that provided by your veterinarian, since she is unable to personally examine your pet. If you have an immediate concern or emergency, contact a veterinarian or local veterinary hospital about your specific situation.

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