A breed perfect to be Santa’s Little Helper!
Country of Origin: U.S.A
Dog Group: Working
Origin of Name: The Alaskan Malamute breed got its name from the native people of Alaska who were known as Mahlemuts and were settled in the Kotzebue Sound area.
SheddingA bit high
Monthly keeping costPremium
Tendency to Bark:Very High
Life Span - 13 to 14 years
Getting a puppy home - Expensive
Availability - Rare
About Alaskan Malamute :
The Alaskan Malamute is the national dog of Alaska. They are one of the strongest and the largest Alaskan or Arctic Dog Breeds. They have won hearts of many people due to their endurance and strong disposition. They were used mainly for pulling the sled.
Visits to Groomer - High
Drooling - No
Bath - Rare
Tolerance to heat - Get a heatstroke
Tolerance to cold - Loves snow
Exercise Requirement - Lots
Under Coat - Yes
Colour - Various combinations
Coat Type - Long and coarse
Hair Length - Flowing
Hair Density - Dense
Generally, Alaskan Malamute is a healthy dog breed. However, like other dog breeds they’re also prone to certain health conditions.
Alaskan Malamutes are one of the most intelligent, affectionate, friendly, and loving companions. They need to be raised with a physical regime that suits their overall development. They are very good with children and family that makes them good family pet.
Training & Intelligence
Alaskan Malamutes are highly intelligent dogs so it’s very easy to train them. They do well when they are engaged mentally and physically all the time. Dog owners should start training them from the start so that they can learn obedience and keep their energy levels under control.
Litter Size-5 to 7 puppies (approximately)
Complication in Breeding-No
Alaskan Malamutes are generally healthy dogs and their breeding does not have many complications attached to them. Average male and female Malamutes gets sexually mature by the age of six to nine months.