Dignified yet playful, the Alaskan Malamute is a working dog who thrives when exercised regularly

Vital Stats

Height: 23 to 25 inches at shoulder
Weight: 75 to 100 pounds
Coat: coarse and thick
Life span: 12 to 15 years

The Alaskan Malamute features a powerful, sturdy body built for stamina and strength.

It reigns as one of the oldest canine breeds whose original looks have not been significantly altered. This intelligent dog needs a job and consistent leadership to avoid becoming bored or challenging to handle. Full Alaskan Malamute profile on DogTime.com

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