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#2- Alaskan Malamute. The Alaskan Malamute is the state of Alaska’s official mascot, and one of the oldest of the northern sled dogs. Named after the Inuit tribe Mahlemuts, the nomadic people of Alaska used this powerful for centuries to hunt seals and pull heavy sleds to move supplies and people throughout the Arctic region. Today the breed looks much like it did 4,000 years ago. The is taller and heavier than the . The dog stands 23 to 25” at the shoulder and weighs 75 to 85 pounds, though it’s not unusual for a muscular male to hit 100 pounds.

The Malamute has brown eyes and a broad head with the ears set wide apart. His bushy tail is carried over his back. Because the Malamute is heavier than a Husky, he is less likely to jump a fence, and will use his powerful paws to dig out instead. This breed should not be let off his leash; he has a high prey drive and loves to run. He can be gender aggressive with same sex dogs, but is affectionate with his human family. This is an intelligent, confident and stubborn breed.



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  1. question how can any socalled fact articals be taken seriously when you constantly allow the pawpack from uk to be pretended to be another owners pack rather than karen Clifford’s

  2. Sorry, can you make your question clearly? We are not understanding very well what is the relation between “Difference between Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute And Alaskan Husky” and Karen Clifford’s pack?
    Thank you.

  3. Nothing about Mals at all. I think you titled your article wrong. The Malamute is distinctly different than a husky, perhaps noting the differences would have been good.

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