Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute stands tall and proud, distinguishable from its counterpart, the Siberian Husky, by its larger and more robust stature. Both breeds share a common ancestry as sled dogs, but the Malamute's sheer size sets it apart.

Malamutes come equipped with a thick double coat. This coat is designed to protect them from harsh cold temperatures, emphasizing their need for temperature regulation. Shaving them during the summer is discouraged, as it may interfere with their natural cooling mechanisms.

Regular grooming is a key aspect of caring for an Alaskan Malamute. Brushing a few times a week, and more frequently during heavy shedding seasons, aids in reducing loose fur and preventing matting. Despite their cleanliness, Malamutes do shed heavily, particularly during seasonal changes, and this shedding phase can extend over several weeks.

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