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Alaskan Malamute

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BREED ATTRIBUTES

GENERAL  
Breed group: Working Type: Pure Breed
Talent: Carting, Racing, Search & rescue, Weight pulling

PHYSICAL  
Size: Large Weight: 70 – 115 lbs Fur length: Ears: Pointy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & White, Brown & White, Gray / Salt & Pepper

ATTRIBUTES  
Life Expectancy: About 10 to 15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Not good for warm climate
BREED DETAILS

GENERAL
Originally used 2000 to 3000 years ago, the Alaskan Malamute is the oldest of the Nordic dogs. It gets its name from Mahlemuts, a tribe of northwestern Alaska. He was developed by the nomadic Inuit Indians to haul their possessions over long distances and was highly valued. This large Alaskan dog was built for strength and endurance rather than speed.

COLOR
The usual colors may include various shades of gray to black as well as sables to red, the legs and muzzle nearly always white.

COAT
The Malamutes breed wears a thick double coat of medium length. The outer coat is coarse protecting it from extreme weather and the undercoat is dense, oily and woolly.

PERSONALITY
The Alaskan Malamute makes a loyal, devoted companion, not a 'one man' dog, they are certain to make a nice family pet. He does well which children who are old enough to play with him safely. Extremely loyal, affectionate and friendly, the Alaskan Malamute is not all work and no play. Males can be very dominant and both sexes can be combative with other dogs. Although very intelligent this calm and quiet dog can prove to be a bit stubborn.

CARE
The Alaskan Malamute is a very sturdy breed, however they are prone to hip dysplasia but less then many others large breed. Some are subject to anemia, chondrodysplasia and possible day blindness. Clean and odorless, bathes for this breed really are not necessary. The Alaskan Malamute dense coat should be brushed twice a week in the spring, one is enough at other times. In summer make sure they have shade spot and clean cool water because he does not like hot, humid weather.

TRAINING
Although this is not a breed for the first-time dog owner, it is not especially hard to train them to be well-mannered because they are eager to please. Firm handling and obedience training are imperative as well as proper socialization with people and other dogs. The Alaskan Malamute are large and strong working dog bred for sledding and independence, they have participated in many polar expeditions due to their legendary endurance and sense of direction. The Alaskan Malamute are very friendly and therefore are not suitable as a guard dogs.

ACTIVITY
Alaskan Malamutes are very active and tireless dogs and are not recommended for apartment life, they prefers largely to pull a sled or a wheeled cart outside all day. Malamutes need a minimum of 2 hours exercise a day, but be careful not to overdue it if the conditions are too hot.

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ALASKAN MALAMUTE DOGS FOR ADOPTION

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CHINOOK
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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GUSTAVUS
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
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KILO
ALASKAN MALAMUTE x CHOW CHOW
Compatibility: 50%
Male
Age: Senior
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KODA (3195)
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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PARKER
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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FLO
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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SOCKS
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Baby
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MAX
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
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CHESTY
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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LOKI
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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TASHA
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Senior
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BARNABY
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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ZORBO
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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NAKITA
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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LUCY
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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TROY
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
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SHONDEEN
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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RORY
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD x ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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DUTCHESS
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Young
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DUTCHESS
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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KIKO
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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MALAMUTE PUP BEAU/TO
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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TIKUS
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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GINGER
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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JORDEN
ALASKAN MALAMUTE x BLUETICK COONHOUND
Compatibility: 66%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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FELICITY
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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HAKU
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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ZZ* COURTESY LISTING
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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MOOSE
AMERICAN ESKIMO DOG x ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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MOCHA
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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DEXTER
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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KALI
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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MAXAMILLION
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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SEBASTIAN
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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ROCKY
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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ADELE
ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Compatibility: 56%
Female
Age: Young
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