Alaskan Malamute Information, Photos, Behavior | DogExpress
Tuesday , October 22 2019
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Alaskan Malamute

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.

Shedding

A bit high

Monthly keeping cost

Premium
Rs.5,000
Standard
Rs.2,000

Size

Large

Tendency to Bark:

Very High

Breed Info

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.

Maintenance

Visits to Groomer - High

Drooling - No

Bath - Rare

Tolerance to heat - Get a heatstroke

Tolerance to cold - Loves snow

Exercise Requirement - Lots

Hair & Coat

Under Coat - Yes

Colour - Various combinations

Coat Type - Long and coarse

Hair Length - Flowing

Hair Density - Dense

Health

Generally, Alaskan Malamute is a healthy dog breed. However, like other dog breeds they’re also prone to certain health conditions. Hip Dysplasia

Malamutes

Hypothyroidism

Lethargic

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Temperament
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.

Breeding
Litter Size-5 to 7 puppies (approximately)

Complication in Breeding-No

Procreation
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.

Dog Breeds Database Reference: Dogbreedinfo.com, dogtime.com, dogspot.in, akc.org.
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