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Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Working group.

Weight:

Between 75 to 85 pounds (34 to 38 kilograms).

Height:

Between 23 to 28 inches.

Color(s):

Alaskan Malamutes come in a variety of shades, including black and white, grey and white, sable and white, red and white, or even completely white.

Coat:

This breed has a thick double coat. The outercoat is coarse, while the undercoat is woolly. The coat is of short to medium length.


Overview

Character:

Alaskan Malamutes are friendly, affectionate, and independent dogs. They prefer to be outside rather than inside and can be loyal, playful companions.

Country of Origin:

Alaska, USA.

History:

Alaskan Malamutes originated in northwestern Alaska. Originally used as sled dogs by the Malamute Inuit, this breed was included as a show breed in 1935 by the American Kennel Club.

Name:

Alaskan Malamutes were named for the Malamute Inuit people of Alaska, who used these animals as sled dogs.

Temperament:

These dogs are very intelligent but stubborn. They have a friendly nature and are loyal but independent companions.


Care

Training:

Since Alaskan Malamutes tend to be very stubborn, they can be difficult to train. However, they are highly intelligent.

Activity:

Alaskan Malamutes are working dogs and have a high level of activity. They can be quite playful and prefer to be outdoors.

Ownership:

Alaskan Malamutes are friendly and affectionate animals that can easily be companions to more than one person. As a result, they do well in multiperson households. These animals require plenty of exercise and outdoor space.


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