Alaskan malamute is a large and powerful dog breed. It is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. They are originally bred to weight-pulling. Today, this beautiful breed is very popular among family pets. Alaskan malamute dogs also have a thick and colorful coat.
Alaskan malamutes come in different color shades including light gray, sable, black and white, gray and white and red and white. The pretty, Alaskan malamutes also have impressive markings on their face and neck. The thick and colorful coat also gives malamutes to a wolf like appearance.
The large Alaskan malamute stands 25 inches in hight and weighs up to 40 kilograms. It is a family oriented dog. To become a good family pet the malamute breed demands proper training and early socialization. The Alaskan malamutes are very friendly. So, that they are not suitable as watchdogs. But they are very loyal to family members. The malamutes great with children and other pets.