Also know as: No Nicknames.
Today's Role: Companion Dog, Sled Dog
History and Facts: Used by Inuit tribes over 1,000 years ago to haul sleds.
Temperament / Behavior
The Alaskan Malamute is independent, strong-willed and fun-loving.
Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; dwarphism; hemolytic anemia; congenital kidney disorders
Exercise: Daily vigorous exercise.
Grooming: Weekly or twice weekly brushing is required for your Alaskan Malamute.