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Alaskan Malamute puppy
|Alaskan Malamute puppy names|
|Boy dog names||Girl dog names|
|Alaskan Malamute information|
|Other names||Mal or Mally|
|Origin||United States (Alaska)|
|Size Type||Large Dog Breeds|
|Breed Group||Working dog breeds (AKC)|
|Life span||13 -16 years|
|Temperament||Dignified, Playful, Affectionate, Friendly, Devoted, Loyal|
Female: 22–24 inches (56–61 cm)
Male: 24–26 inches (61–66 cm)
Female: 32–38 kg
Male: 36–43 kg
|Colors||Black & White, Brown & White, Red & White, Gray & White, Seal & White, Sable & White|
|Puppy Price||Average $700 - $1500 USD|
|Alaskan Malamute Characteristics|
|Good with Kids||
Alaskan Malamute is one of the oldest sled dogs, loyal, strong ability of. Are excellent guard dogs and working dogs, fond of outdoor sports, requires a large amount of exercise.
The Alaskan Malamute is one of the oldest Arctic sledge dog breeds. It was named after the native Innuit tribe called Mahlemuts that settled along the shores of Kotzebue Sound in the northwestern part of Alaska. The origins of the native people and their dogs is unknown, but it is certain that they were in the region for generations prior to the Asiatic sailors coming to Alaska and returning home with stories of native people who used dogs to pull sledges. When Alaska was settled by white men, the Arctic dogs were mixed with outside blood, but when the sport of sled racing became popular interest in maintaining a pure strain of Alaskan Malamutes rose and since 1926 the breed has been maintained in its original state.
|In proportion, the Alaskan Malamute is slightly longer than tall. He is compactly built, but not short coupled. The breed should carry no excess weight. The chest is deep and well developed. Its depth is half the height of the dog, with its lowest part being just behind the elbows. The back is straight and slopes gently towards the hips. The loin is hard and well muscled, not so long as to compromise the strength of the back.|
|Thick, a double coat, with plush undercoat|
|Black & White, Brown & White, Red & White, Gray & White, Seal & White, Sable & White|
|The Alaskan Malamute is an affectionate, friendly dog, not a "one man" dog. He is a loyal, devoted companion, playful in invitation, but generally impressive by his dignity after maturity.|
Alaskan Malamute requirement to the environment is very high, due to its source in the frigid zone, like cold not hi heat, so not very resistant to heat, to maintain a cool environment.
Alaskan Malamute activity ability is very strong, so it needs more spacious living environment; and the need of the large amount of exercise, the best every day with it running.
Alaskan Malamute size is very large, the coat is very thick, every day to the carding.
Alaskan Malamute hair self clean ability, do not often take a shower, if the environment is not particularly dirty, indoor feeding it half a month or three weeks a bath has no problem.
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