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The Alaskan Malamute is one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs. Heavy boned, with powerful shoulders and a deep chest, it’s built to work in rough, cold terrain, but is also an affectionate, friendly companion.Over the centuries these dogs were selectively bred to become guards and search and rescue dogs. Arguably, the working group consists of some of the most heroic canines in the world, aiding humans in many walks of life, including the Boxer, Great Dane and St. Bernard. This group consists of the real specialists in their field who excel in their line of work.Popular : The American Kennel Club recognized the breed in 1935 and since then it has become popular as a faithful pet and impressive show dog.
Name Alaskan MalamuteOther Names Mal, MallyDogs For Kids And FamiliesOrigin United StatesBreed Group Working (AKC:1935)Northern Breeds (UKC)Size LargeType PurebredHeight Male: 24 - 26 inches (61 - 66 cm)Female: 22 - 24 inches (56 - 61 cm)Weight Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg)Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)Colors BlackGrayRedWhiteLife Span 12-15 yearsTemperament AffectionateDevotedDignifiedFriendlyLoyalPlayfulLitter Size 4-10 puppiesPuppy PriceAverage $1200 - $1500 USD