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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
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
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: 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
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds What is a Double Coat, and What Dog Breeds Are Double-Coated?
From double to single, long to hairless, and curly to wiry, dogs' coats come in different textures, lengths, and colors. So what's a double coat?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/double-coated-dog-breeds/ | February 22, 2024
Press Releases 2024 AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP JUDGING PANEL NOW AVAILABLE
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2024 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 2024. The 2024 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2024-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 21, 2024
Komondor standing in the park.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds How to Channel Working Breeds’ Energy Into Dog Sports
The big, strong dogs of the Working Group always stand out in a crowd. Which dog sports are best to channel their energy, depending on the breed?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/working-breeds-dog-sports/ | February 1, 2024
Sports & Events Judges’ Study Guides
AKC Group Standards Download AKC approved breed standards by complete group for use on any portable electronic device. Sporting Hound Working Terrier Toy Non-Sporting Herding Misc. Judges Study Guide No single written guide is ever comprehensive enough to be the only learning tool utilized in preparation for judging a new breed. We urge you to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/judging-information/judges-study-guides/ | January 26, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Colitis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Colitis in dogs is an inflammation of the colon, which is the large bowel or large intestine. If you think your dog has colitis, here's what to know.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/colitis-in-dogs/ | January 16, 2024
Sports & Events Fast CAT Invitational: Best of Breed
    2023 AKC Fast CAT Invitational Best of Breed Winners Results as of 12/15/23 3:11PM ***All official and final results will be posted following the conclusion of the event*** Breed Call Name Owner Final Time Airedale Terrier Oliver Lauren Combs 7.754 Alaskan Klee Kai Isla Cheryl Simpson 8.746 Alaskan Malamute McKinley Nadaga Poist 8.645 […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/coursing/fast-cat/fast-cat-invitational/fast-cat-invitational-event-coverage-bestofbreeddiv/ | November 1, 2023

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