This breed is considered as a medium-to-large canine that can weigh between 45 and 88 lbs. The height can be between 20 and 25 inches. In general, it has a close resemblance to both of its lineage; some may have lithe demeanour like the Huskies whilst others have a sturdy body built similar to the Shepherds.
One of its most striking features are the eyes. In fact, the eyes are usually in colours blue brown or a combination of both called heterochromia. The usual colours are much similar to the Huskies which is in deep, pale blue eyes. The head of the Gerberian Shepsky should be well-proportioned to its body with a bit rounded on top. Its triangular-shaped ears are in medium size and should not be too large.
Further, its coat makes them appear bulkier due to the thickness of its double coat. The inner coat is described as thick but soft hair. Although its usual colours are dark brown with black or solid black, its coat colours can also any in the following:
Brown and white
Black and wheaten
Black and tan
Keep this canine’s coat healthy by following a regular brushing routine. It may shed moderately but be sure to keep its coat shiny and free of dander and debris. Be sure to include its ears as they are likely to accumulate wax build-up.