Alaskan Malamute

  • Size

    Large
  • Height

    Male - 25 Inches at the shoulders
    Female - 23 inches at the shoulders
  • Weight

    Males - approximately 85 lbs.
    Females - approximately 75 lbs.
  • Coat

    Medium
  • Color

    Shades of light gray to black, shades of sable to red, or all white
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Sledding, Agility, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

One of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, the Alaskan Malamute was first bred in Alaska to carry large loads over long distances. A majestic, dignified breed, the Malamute is highly intelligent and learns quickly, but he also can be strong-willed. Loyal, devoted and highly athletic, he is an affectionate family companion that enjoys outdoor activities. The Malamute needs daily exercise, and his thick, coarse coat requires daily brushing and occasional baths.

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