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Alaskan Malamute

Size: Large

Weight: 75 - 85 lbs.

Height: 23" - 25"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

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

Origin: Alaska

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Northern Breed

Category: Companion Dog, Sled Dog

Exercise Needs

Daily vigorous exercise.

Grooming Needs

Weekly or twice weekly brushing is required for your Alaskan Malamute.


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


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

Dog Food for Your Alaskan Malamute

Large Breed Puppy 30 Pound Bag

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large breed adult dog food

Large Breed Adult

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

Senior select formula food for older dogs

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.