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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/ | January 25, 2022
Expert Advice 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
Expert Advice 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 [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-surprising-gifts-alaskan-malamutes-have-given-the-world/ | January 25, 2022
Expert Advice Schipperke Breeder Krista Nuovo-Roe on Life With This Foxy-Faced Breed
Dedicated to the Schipperke breed, professional breeder and handler Krista Nuovo-Roe of DeLamer Schipperkes has been involved with dogs since she was a child. Since then she has grown into a serious competitor who has worked extremely hard to produce champion dogs. While Nuovo-Roe began working with a different, much larger type of breed, the [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/life-with-schipperkes/ | January 25, 2022
Pages Becoming Raven from AKC Family Dog July 2019
Learning Objectives Students will annotate the text and answer questions about the text, citing the text as evidence. Grade Levels Grades 5-6 Common Core Standards CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.2 Determine a central idea [...]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/educator-resources/article-of-the-week/becoming-raven-july-2019/ | January 25, 2022
Press Releases Sandra D'Andrea Hired as Executive Field Representative
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Sandra D’Andrea has been hired as an Executive Field Representative.  D’Andrea joined the staff on November 19, 2012. She will be based in the Buffalo, New York area and cover shows in Western New York, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and Michigan. “Sandra brings many years of experience [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/sandra-dandrea-hired-as-executive-field-representative/ | January 25, 2022
Expert Advice Can You Tell These Dog Breed Look-Alikes Apart?
"Wait, was that a Siberian Husky? Or was it an Alaskan Malamute?" Many dog breeds can be difficult to tell apart. To celebrate National Look-Alike Day, we're taking a closer look at six pairs of dogs that look remarkably similar to each other, but are actually completely different breeds. 1. Alaskan Malamute vs. Siberian Husky [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-breed-look-alikes/ | January 25, 2022
Expert Advice 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/ | January 25, 2022
Expert Advice From College Mascot to the Show Ring, Dubs' Comfort Zone Has No Limits
He’s almost 1½ years old but you should see his social calendar already. And managing it resembles a command central operation. Dubs is a 75-pound Alaskan Malamute who just happens to be the University of Washington’s mascot and a conformation show dog in the Pacific Northwest. The university explains why it chose an Alaskan [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/university-of-washington-mascot-dubs/ | January 25, 2022
Alaskan Malamute sled team pulling at their harness.
Expert Advice 7 Dog Breeds That Love the Cold Weather
With winter comes the cold. But some dogs don't hate the cold; in fact, several breeds absolutely love it! (Note: Just because these dogs were bred to withstand cold temperatures does not mean it is safe to leave them outdoors for long on cold days. They, too, can get frostbite and hypothermia.) Here are seven [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-breeds-that-love-the-cold-weather/ | January 25, 2022

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