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Siberian Husky Price in South Africa (Updated Costs 2024)

Siberian Husky Price in South Africa
Siberian Husky Price in South Africa

The price of Siberian Husky in South Africa is between 4,000 to 12,000 ZAR.

Siberian Huskies are expensive and high-maintenance pets, so if you want to buy one in South Africa, you need to carefully evaluate the costs of ownership before making a purchase.

Siberian Huskies are one of the most costly dogs to own in South Africa, with prices ranging from 4000 to 12,000 ZAR on average. The reputation of the breeder and the dog’s physical features are factors that influence the Siberian husky price in South Africa.

Evaluating the whole cost of owning and caring for a Siberian Husky in South Africa is essential for providing better care to your pet in the future. Continue reading to learn about the expenses associated with owning a Siberian Husky in South Africa.

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  • All prices mentioned in this article are in ZAR (South African Rand).
  • Prices are average estimates and can vary depending on the location and other factors.

Siberian Husky Prices in South Africa

LocationPrice (ZAR)
South Africa2000 - 12,000 ZAR
Cape Town4000 - 6000 ZAR
Johannesburg3000 - 4000 ZAR
East London2000 - 4000 ZAR
George7000 - 12,000 ZAR

Adult and trained Huskies typically cost more than puppies. It costs more to purchase a puppy who has undergone a vet checkup, received all necessary vaccines, and has undergone deworming treatments.

The local price in South Africa of a Siberian Husky is between 4,000 to 12,000 ZAR. Age, pedigree, coat color, eye color, the breeder’s reputation, location, and several other factors can affect the cost.

It is not uncommon to see Huskies being sold for less than 4000 ZAR in some areas of South Africa, but these dogs are usually not purebred, so if you plan to buy one, make sure to check its documentation and pedigree.

The dogs up for adoption, because their prior owners are no longer able to care for them, is another factor contributing to the low price of Huskies in South Africa (less than 4000 ZAR).

Cape Town 

Due to its stunning coastline, Capetown is one of South Africa’s most well-known cities. Additionally, this explains why Cape Town’s prices are so high. In Cape Town, a Siberian Husky puppy typically costs between 4000 ZAR and 6000 ZAR.

Johannesburg 

Johannesburg is not a particularly costly city in South Africa, with a Siberian husky typically ranging between 3000 to 4000 ZAR.

East London

A Siberian Husky puppy in East London is expected to cost you between 2000 ZAR to 4000 ZAR.

George 

You need to budget between 7000 ZAR and 12,000 ZAR on average to acquire a Siberian Husky in George.

Husky Price in South Africa - Cape Town
This is Alfie, a beautiful Husky living his best life in Cape Town. Image from @alfieshuskylife

Imported Price 

The cost of importing a Siberian Husky into South Africa can be very high. Along with the price of the Husky, you must pay for airline tickets, vet inspection fees, import permit fees, lab tests, and microchips.

The approximate price range to import a Husky into South Africa is 15,000 to 20,000 ZAR. You might even pay more depending on the country from which you are importing the Husky.

Ongoing Costs of a Siberian Husky in South Africa

ItemCost
Commercial Dog Food (monthly)120 - 250 ZAR
Home-Made Dog Food (monthly)200 - 400 ZAR
Grooming Cost (package)345 - 400 ZAR
Vet Consultation (checkup)350 - 550 ZAR
Initial Vaccinations1000 - 1500 ZAR
Neutering Cost1200 - 2500 ZAR
Spaying Cost1800 - 4000 ZAR
Husky Training (4x sessions)~580 ZAR
Pet Insurance 70 - 600 ZAR
Microchipping400 ZAR

Cost of Food

Commercial Dog Food 

The price of commercial dog food for a Siberian Husky in South Africa varies depending on the dog food brand, age, and size of your dog. In South Africa, a bag of premium dog food weighing 20 kg typically costs 1200 ZAR. In South Africa, the cost of Siberian Huskies’ monthly dog food can range from 120 to 250 ZAR.

Raw Dog food

The cost of raw dog food in South Africa is determined by the type of meat used. For instance, the overall cost will be lower if you use chicken meat in your husky’s raw diet rather than beef. For Siberian huskies, the average monthly cost of homemade raw dog food ranges from 200 to 400 ZAR.

Cost of Dog Food in South Africa
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Cost of Grooming 

The cost of grooming a Siberian Husky in South Africa might vary greatly depending on the location and experience of the groomer. Typically, you should expect to pay between 345 to 400 ZAR for a full grooming package that includes bathing, drying, ear cleaning, and nail trimming.

Cost of Veterinary Services 

In South Africa, veterinary consultation for a Siberian Husky typically costs between 350 to 550 ZAR. Initial husky vaccinations usually cost between 1000 to 1500 ZAR. Blood testing will set you back between 700 to 900 ZAR. 

You will have to pay more than 1000 ZAR for emergency care for a Husky, which includes X-rays, antibiotics, and hospitalization. In South Africa, neutering a Husky will cost you between 1200 and 2500 ZAR, and spaying will set you back between 1800 and 4000 ZAR.

Cost of Dog Training

The cost of training a Siberian Husky in South Africa fluctuates according to the type of training and experience of the dog trainer. According to the K9 center in South Africa, monthly puppy training, which also includes four sessions, costs about 580 ZAR, and monthly obedience training, which also includes four sessions, costs about 580 ZAR.

Cost of Dog Training in South Africa
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Additional Costs

Siberian Huskies thrive in South Africa’s temperate climate, particularly in the winter. Cities around the coast provide suitable climates for Huskies year-round, and you will rarely need to use air conditioning for your dog.

  • For Huskies, microchipping costs roughly 400 ZAR.
  • The cost of a dog bed for a husky can range from 1000 to 2000 ZAR.
  • Pet insurance for a Husky can cost between 70 to 600 ZAR per month.

Husky Breeders in South Africa 

Here is a list of the top Husky breeders in South Africa that have Siberian Huskies for sale.

Hallelujah K9 Siberian husky dog breeder

This kennel is located near Durban, a beautiful seaside town, and specializes in breeding Siberian Huskies. They sell stunning Huskies in red and black colors. This kennel is also SACBR (South African Canine Breed Registry) registered, with the kennel registration number SR2019/10373. If you’re seeking a Siberian Husky in South Africa, you can get in touch with them.

Website:  www.hallelujahk9.co.za

Husky Rescue SA

Husky Rescue SA is a non-profit, all-volunteer rescue and adoption organization that was created to rescue unwanted, abandoned, and abused Huskies. Their main office is in Farmall, Gauteng, however, they operate throughout South Africa. I would advise contacting this rescue group first before approaching a husky breeder since you might find a Husky that is available for adoption.

Website: https://www.huskyrescue.org.za

Facebook: www.facebook.com/tolcketna 

Tolcketna Kennel

In 2005, Tolcketna Kennels was founded as a breeding kennel registered with the KUSA (Kennel Union of Southern Africa). They breed high-quality Siberian Huskies as well as beagles. Their huskies are friendly and social.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/tolcketna 

Kamchatka Siberian Huskies 

Having a few Siberian Huskies as pets led to Kamchatka’s registration in 1992. They now have 3 Samoyeds and 29 Siberians in their pack. The owner of this kennel resides in Henley on Klip on a lovely and peaceful 2-acre little property with his two boys, partner Luiz, and the dogs.

Website: www.siberianhuskies.co.za

Siberian Husky Prices Around the World

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Final Thoughts

If you are considering getting a Husky in South Africa, it is important to know the costs of buying and looking after one.

Make sure you take into account the cost of food, grooming, vet visits, training and the many additional costs of owning a Siberian Husky in South Africa.

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Dr. Abdul Basit Javed

Dr. Abdul Basit Javed (DVM, RVMP) is a Small Animal Veterinarian that completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Riphah College of Veterinary Sciences.

He has years of experience working with a variety of pets, including exotics. He has a passion for helping animals and takes great pride in providing quality care. To learn more, visit the team section of the about page.

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