Alaskan Malamute

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Alaskan Malamute

United States

Companion, Sled Pulling, Sled Racing

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10-12 years of age

Weight & Height
75 to 85 pounds & 23 to 25 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Bloat, Thyroid problems and dwarfism,
Chondrodysplasia, PRA, Skin Problems

Physical Description
Powerful dog that is heavy boned with a deep chest and muscular body. It has a broad head with triangular, erect ears. The eyes are almond shaped and brown in color. The nose is black, brown or snow. The tail is plummed and is curled over the back.

Loyal, friendly and affectionate. The malamute makes and excellent family pet. However they do have a tendancy to be aggressive with other dogs and require firm handling. They may also go after cats or small animals. This breed does howl and enjoys digging


Living Conditions
This breed is not suitable for apartment life. They prefer a colder climate and are content to sleep outdoors

Brush daily and keep nails clipped

Daily walks and a large yard to run is prefered for this active breed

Coat Texture
Double coated with a thick, harsh outer coat.

Coat Colors

Red & White

Gray & White

Black & White


Red White

Gray White

Black White


4-10 pups per litter.

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Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Alaskan Malamute Breeders

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