We are dedicated and passionate breeders of Alaskan Malamute. Since this dog breed is not as popular as the other breeds, a lot of people have been asking us what Alaskan Malamutes are and why we are dedicating our time and effort in breeding and taking care of them.We want to share with you our love for Alaskan Malamute so here are some of the information you need to know about these dogs.
While this breed is considered to be a less popular breed nowadays, it is actually one of the oldest sled dogs in the Arctic. A tribe recognized as the Mahlamuts have settled in the north eastern region of Seward Peninsula and in it was in that area that the Alaskan Malamute started. During those times, the Alaskan Malamute was used in looking for seals, driving away polar bears and carrying sleds. Today, Alaskan Malamutes are slowly becoming a popular pet dog.
Why Alaskan Malamute Makes A Great Pet?
Today, Alaskan Malamutes win over the hearts of many dog lovers because of its playful and friendly disposition. This breed of dog is no longer a hunter and in fact, can not be considered as a watch dog since they will greet everyone– both familiar and unfamiliar faces– like they are friends. While you cannot rely on them to guard your house, you will be rest assured that they will remain loyal to you and your family.
If you are the type of dog owner who thinks of their dogs as family, then you would surely love the Alaskan Malamute. This is because this breed of dogs is considered to be pack animals. Since there are no other Alaskan Malamute around, these dogs would certainly love to spend most of their times together with their human pack– your family. These dogs would love to be a part of all the activities that your family will do.
Another thing that most Malamute owners love is the fact that these dogs are not barkers. They will not wake you up in the wee hours of the night with their loud barking. Instead of barking, they howl and will make their trademark “woo woo” sound.
Since these dogs used to carry out physically strenuous tasks during the early age, you can certainly rely on the stamina and strength of your Alaskan Malamute. They can walk, run or jog with you in the morning or play fetch with you in the afternoon. Whatever activities you do, you will certainly have the Alaskan Malamute as your best friend.