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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 5 Surprising Gifts Alaskan Malamutes Have Given the World
The Alaskan Malamute is the heavy-freight hauler of the canine world, created to pull cargo on sledges through frozen wastelands. These powerhouses share their genetic ancestry with other Northern breeds, such as Siberian Huskies and Samoyeds that are thought to have descended from wolf-dogs hybrids established before the end of the Stone Age. The Malamute’s […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-surprising-gifts-alaskan-malamutes-have-given-the-world/ | December 14, 2015
Alaskan Malamute standing in profile in the grass.
Dog Breeds Alaskan Malamute
An immensely strong, heavy-duty worker of spitz type, the Alaskan Malamute is an affectionate, loyal, and playful but dignified dog recognizable by his well-furred plumed tail carried over the back, erect ears, and substantial bone.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/alaskan-malamute/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet Two Similar Yet Different Breeds: Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute
When you think of dogs pulling sleds in the Arctic, what breed comes to mind? 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/siberian-husky-vs-alaskan-malamute/ | December 18, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Alaskan Malamute History: From Arctic Sled Dog to Family Pet
One of the oldest of the Arctic sled dog breeds, the Alaskan Malamute (Malamute) has a proud history of working and living in extremely harsh conditions. These tireless dogs are members of the Working Group, and their form and function directly relate to their origin of heavy freighting. They are not racing dogs, but are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/alaskan-malamute-history-arctic-sled/ | January 25, 2022
Press Releases AKC Celebrates All-American Breeds
  Just like our immigrant ancestors, most of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries and came to the United States later on. However, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-celebrates-all-american-breeds/ | June 18, 2003
Press Releases Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004
Legislative Alerts BSL Introduced in New Mexico – Update!
AKC has learned that last night the Senate Public Affairs Committee postponed hearing SB188. The bill will NOT be on the schedule for today's meeting, however it will likely be heard in the near future, perhaps as early as next week. Please check the New Mexico Legislature's Committee Calendar http://legis.state.nm.us/lcs/agecalendars.asp for scheduling information. Fanciers are […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/bsl-introduced-in-new-mexico-update/ | February 4, 2005
Legislative Alerts Illinois BSL Update
Update! Sen. Sandoval’s office has told AKC and the Illinois Dog Clubs and Breeders Association that the Senator has reconsidered his position on SB1790 and will no longer support it. Many thanks to the countless dog owners who responded swiftly to our initial alert with calls and e-mails—your efforts made all the difference! With breed-specific […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/illinois-bsl-update/ | March 9, 2005
Legislative Alerts Illinois Dog Owners Face Multiple BSL Threats
AKC and dog owners in Illinois are organizing against state and city measures that ban or severely restrict specific breeds of dogs. Phone calls, e-mails, and letters to legislators are urgently needed to stop these unfair proposals: State of Illinois HB4212: Introduced by Rep. Michael Tryon on December 1st, HB4212 would permit cities to regulate […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/illinois-dog-owners-face-multiple-bsl-threats/ | December 2, 2005
Press Releases AKC Announces Board of Directors Election Results
  --David Keene and Dr. William R. Newman Elected to Board of Directors; Incumbent Director Nina Schaefer Re-Elected; Ronald H. Menaker and David C. Merriam Re-Elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman Respectively -- The Annual Meeting of the AKC Delegates and subsequent meeting of the Board of Directors took place on March 14, 2006. David […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-board-of-directors-election-results-2/ | March 15, 2006

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