Shoulder height: 23-25 inches Weight: 75-110 lbs
The breed has a dense double northern coat, and it is somewhat harsher than the smaller Siberian Husky. The usual colors are various shades of gray and white, sable and white, black and white, red and white, solid white, or even blue and white.
This breed is stubborn, independent and very alert.
The Alaskan Malamute is an excellent family dog. They are loyal, and as a rule quite fond of people. Be aware of their heightened prey drive around smaller animals however, this is thought to be a remnant of there ancestry with wolves.
The malamute sheds its winter coat in spring, daily brushing is recommended year round.
The Alaskan Malamute is a highly intelligent breed, but they are also notoriously stubborn. Obedience training is recommended.
The Malamute requires a substantial amount of exercise. Daily walks and outside play time are recommended.
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