Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed
The Alaskan Malamute
is one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after
the native Inuit tribe called Mahlemuts, who settled the shores of Kotzebue
Sound in the upper western part of Alaska. The origin of these people and
also the dogs has never been ascertained.
Tireless dogs, they are used more than the any other arctic dog because of
their great endurance and fortitude.
Known to be an affectionate, friendly dog, loyal, devoted, and playful. A
great family dog.
Height- males, 25 inches at the shoulders- 85 pounds; females, 23 inches-75
Alaskan Malamute Club of America, Inc.
Corres. Secretary, Stephen Piper, 3528 Pin Hook Road, Antioch, TN 37013-1510
Breeder Contact, Cap Schneider, 21 Unneberg Ave., Succasunna, NJ 07876, (201)
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written by a
professional Malamute breeder, show person, and handler.
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