At A Glance

Size: Large

Weight: 75 - 85 lbs.

Height: 23" - 25"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Alaskan Malamute

Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Working

Origin: Alaska

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Sled Dog

History and Facts: Used by Inuit tribes over 1,000 years ago to haul sleds.

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

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; dwarphism; hemolytic anemia; congenital kidney disorders

Special Needs
Exercise: Daily vigorous exercise.

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


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