The first thing that you might notice about an Alaskan Malamute, is its strange resemblance to a fox, but look more closely and you will find the difference. Although the size of an Alaskan Malamute might intrigue you at the beginning, but the fact is that, they are the most endearing, of all other pets.
The Alaskan Malamutes are approximately 28 to 29 inches tall, and weigh around 85 to 120 pounds. They do not come in many colors; the most common are white and gray or sable and white, dappled over the entire length of the torso. They have almond shaped eyes, which are predominantly of brown color.
Being the oldest artic breed of dog living on the face of this earth, Alaskan Malamutes have double coat, which protect them from the chilling winds of the artic. The coat is coarse, and rough on the exteriors, soft and plush in the interiors. One thing that you need to keep in mind is that, owing to their thick coat, they are very much prone to pest infections, so you need to groom their coat at least once a week.
Alaskan Malamutes have a strong and powerful body, and they also have heavy bones, owing to this reason formerly, or in fact still today, they are used as sled dogs. Just like maximum dogs, Alaskan Malamutes are extremely loyal and endearing, however they are not quite sociable with other animals.
Free Alaskan Malamute puppies are now available on some of the online pet stores, so do check them out, if you wish to bring home a pet.
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