The largest and oldest of the Arctic sled dogs, the Alaskan Malamute possesses great strength and endurance.

  • Group: Working Group
  • Personality: Affectionate, loyal, playful but dignified
  • Energy Level: Somewhat Active; A very strong dog built for heavy work, the big guy craves regular exercise
  • Good with Children: Better with Supervision
  • Good with other Dogs: With Supervision
  • Shedding: Seasonal
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Trainability: Independent
  • Height: 25 inches (male), 23 inches (female)
  • Weight: 85 pounds (male), 75 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 10-14 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary

Dog Size: Large

Kid Friendly? Better with supervision

Genetic Dispositions: Medium Energy

Known Temperments: Food Motivated / Loyal / Stubborn