Alaskan Malamute

About Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed:

This breed can survive even in -70 degree temperature.They originally comes from Alaska.They were used for hunting.They are used for sled pulling.It does not get tired very easily.Their Oily coat keeps them warm in the harsh winters.They are friendly with other breeds and also with family.However they are not very safe to be left alone with young kids.In world War 2 they were used for searching.

The upper western part of Alaska is the natural home of the Alaskan Malamute. It is a harsh cold place. The tribe of native peoples there was called the Mahlemuts, which became eventually Malamute.

The Malamutes took care of their dogs because they were partners in work. The large dogs pulled heavy sleds across snow and ice.This was the only system of transportation possibles for trade and the necessities of life.

The Malamute is a heavy set dog. He is powerful and needs lots of exercise. Joining his family hiking or sledding are favorite ways for him to spend his time. Though the snowmobile has reduced the original usefulness of the Malamute, the dog remains a beloved family pet and guard dog. The Malamute has a thick outer coat and a dense undercoat that is soft, wolly and oily.

Habitat- It is made for the cold climate.

Looks- They have a black nose.They have a wooly coat which is also oily.Their paws are like the snow shoes.It prevents them from sinking in the snow.

Health- They can have hip dysplasia.

Grooming-They can lick and clean themselves.Bath is rarely needed for them.

Average Age- They live upo 15 years.

Size- They are about 25 inches tall and weigh around 85 pounds.

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