Alaskan Malamute Information

Alaskan MalamuteLoyal, affectionate and fun, the Alaskan Malamutes is one of the oldest artic sled dogs, with a deep chest and well-muscled body. He possesses great strength and was built to carry heavy loads over long distances. HIs coat is thick, coarse and can be gray, black, sable or red, with distinctive face markings.

Believed to be a descendant of the domesticated wolf dogs of the Paleolithic area, Alaskan Malamutes are currently the 53rd most popular dog in the United States. Because he is built for working, this dog craves regular exercises and can be strong willed at times. He is easy to train and very loyal and is a great addition to homes with children.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 11in - 2ft 1in     Weight: 75-85lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 12 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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