The Alaskan Malamute is bred for power and endurance, which is its original function and what the standard of the breed requires of Alaskan Malamute breeders. The usual colors are various shades of gray and white, sable and white, black and white, seal and white, red and white, or solid white.
How many kinds of Malamutes are there?
There were more dogs whose owners claimed that they are Alaskan Malamutes but this dogs were not be registered in AKC. For example M'Loot malamutes and Hinman-Irwin malamutes. Those three types of dogs are the basic of breed Alaskan Malamute.
Are there different breeds of Malamutes?
Is it the Siberian Husky (Siberian) or the Alaskan Malamute (Mal)? Maybe you didn't realize that, for all their similarities, these are two distinct breeds. Granted, they both originated in Arctic areas, both have thick double coats, and they both pull sleds.
What is a Malamute a mix of?
The Malamute Husky mix is the combination of the large dog breeds, Alaskan Malamute and Siberian Husky. This crossbreed, sometimes called as Alusky or Alaskan Husky, prefers a cool environment. The Husky Malamutes have a strong sense of pack instinct and peacefulness.
What is the difference between a Malamute and a giant Malamute?
As we've established, Giant Alaskan Malamutes are merely Alaskan Malamutes that are usually bred with size in mind. This can put the health of these dogs at risk. Apart from their large size, Giant Alaskan Malamutes have much the same appearance and personality traits as Alaskan Malamutes.