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

Summary
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

Amount of shedding:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
2.9 out of 5 stars (2.9 / 5)