The Alaskan Malamute story is one of fierce fighting against bigger and meaner creatures of the Arctic, such as bears. This lovable and affectionate large sized dog has been hugging and lugging for over 12,000 years.
Considered to be one of the first dogs in America and the oldest Arctic sledding dog around. Alaskan Malamute or Mal for short, is a breed with one of the most distinguishable stories of all canine history.
Incredibly popular in Alaska, and well received around the world, the Alaskan Malamute is a dog you want on your side if you live in harsh climates and need a strong, reliable working dog. Although they have the endurance and strength to make fine laborers, this breed is also considered to be a loyal companion to their family.
What is the Mal’s story? Why is this breed one of the 60th most popular breeds around the world?
Here is what you need to know about the Alaskan Malamute.