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Alaskan Malamute

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Size: Large

Weight: 75 (Female) 85 lbs (Male)

Height: 23" (Female) 25"(Male)

Life Span: 10 - 14 years

Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; dwarphism; hemolytic anemia; congenital kidney disorders

Origin: Arctic

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Northern Breed

Category: Companion Dog, Sled Dog

Exercise Needs

Daily vigorous exercise. They enjoy walks, swimming, running, hiking with their owners. 

Grooming Needs

It is recommended they are brushed every single day with metal comb or pin brush. They also should be bathed weekly. Along with twice a year they should have a underrcoat rake especially during shedding season.


The Alaskan Malamute is independent, strong-willed and fun-loving.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with Childern. Supervision is recommend with young childern. 


Used by Inuit tribes over 1,000 years ago to haul sleds.

Best Dog Food for Your Alaskan Malamute

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Breakthrough superfood joint health formula for dogs

BreakThru® Joint Health Formula

Provides beneficial hip and joint support.

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