This Sakhalin Husky dog is related to the Japanese Spitz and Akita Inu. Their size varies between 56 cm and 66 cm at the withers with a weight range from 30 kg to 40 kg.
The Sakhalin Husky dog has small pointed ears, sometimes slightly tilted forwards or sometimes falling. This dog comes in many colors, including but not limited to russet-red and black. Their hair is thick and fine, with an undercoat of very dense hair, similar to the hair of the Greenland Dog.