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Group :Spitz and primitive types Section : Nordic Sledge Dogs

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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

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The Alaskan Malamute is a large breed of dog that was originally bred for its strength and endurance, to haul heavy freight as a sled dog, and as a hound. It is similar to other arctic breeds such as the husky, the spitz, the Greenland Dog, Canadian Eskimo Dog, the Siberian Husky, and the Samoyed.
Group :Spitz and primitive types Section : Nordic Sledge Dogs

Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed

Life expectancy: 10 – 14 years

Weight: Female: 32–38 kg, Male: 36–43 kg

Height: Female: 56–61 cm, Male: 61–66 cm

Temperament: Friendly, Playful, Affectionate, Dignified, Devoted, Loyal

Exercise needs: High, at least 2 hours of exercise per day

Training: Needs early and consistent training, can be stubborn

Grooming: Moderate, requires brushing 2-3 times per week

Health: Some health concerns include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, eye problems, and bloat

The Alaskan Malamute originates from the rugged landscapes of Alaska, boasting incredible strength, endurance, and unwavering loyalty. Belonging to the Mahlemuts of Alaska, these dogs hold a significant place in the history of the Arctic. They thrived in cold climates, thanks to their thick coat. The double coat provides insulation against freezing temperatures and comes in various colors. This includes shades of gray, black, white, and copper.

Not recommended for first time dog owners. Alaskan Malamutes are intelligent dogs, but they can be stubborn and challenging to train. They are not a good choice for first time dog owners who may not have the experience or patience to deal with their strong personality.

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