5. Siberians are high-energy and extremely athletic, and they can be expert escape artists. This can make them very challenging to keep as pets. Because they love to run long distances, for their own good, they should never be off-lead in unfenced areas—and they should be microchipped in case they ever are lost.
6. The Siberian is naturally clean, and his dense coat that protects him against cold weather does not require any clipping or trimming. The coat does have a shedding period at least once a year, but the shedding can be kept under control with frequent brushing during that time.