Of medium size, the West Siberian Laika has a very robust constitution.
Endowed with a well developed bone structure, without being heavy nor rough, the Laika is solid and has a superb silhouette with strong and developed muscles.
Between 54 and 60 cm (21.26 to 23.62 inches) for the male
Between 52 and 58 cm (20.47 to 22.83 inches) for the female
Between 20 and 30 kg (44.09 to 66.14 pounds) for the male
Between 20 and 30 kg (44.09 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
His pretty dress is white, red or grey in all possible shades, salt and pepper or black.
Some subjects have a striped dress or patches in the same shades.
His harsh straight coat is rather rough, and the undercoat is thick and well developed.
The head of the West Siberian Laika has a faint stop. His dark eyes are set at an angle, and oval shaped.
His erect ears are set high and end in a point. His nose is generally black.
His tail may be carried on the back of the thighs, over the back or firmly curled.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 2 and is #306