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Alaskan Malamute

Breed Standards for the Alaskan Malamute

General Appearance and Coat- Its coat is thick and double, with a course outer coat and dense, wooly, oily undercoat, providing the ultimate in insulation.

Head and Neck- Muzzle large, eyes are almond shaped, moderately

Large, head broad and powerful, ears medium

Sized, triangular, slightly rounded at tips

Front Quarters- Large feet

Hind Quarters- Straight back, tail carried over back

Special Characteristics- Light gray through to black, with white shading and A white mask or cap; also shades of sable or red with shading, or all white.


Temperament- Powerful, independent, strong willed, and fun loving