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see Alaskan malamuteAlaskan malamute
, breed of strong, compact working dog believed to be one of the oldest arctic sled dogs. It stands about 23 in. (58.2 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 70 to 85 lb (31.75–38.5 kg).
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The court was told that on February 28 this year a woman was walking her miniature schnauzer along Hallaton Drive when she was approached by a large Alaskan malamute type dog.
Unfortunately, most shelters and rescues are not equipped to deal with these situations, as snow breeds, including Siberian Huskies and Malamutes, have unique personality and breed traits that make them a bit more challenging to rehome.
The court heard she had owned the Malamute dog for a year and that she had had the small animals for 18 months.
Wolf, the Alaskan Malamute sled dog, who died after reportedly being poisoned
His late malamute Red (bottom) is on his .38 Super's right side.
Adam, the 48kg malamute, is having trouble sled-racing because he needs a double knee replacement.
Alaskan Malamutes have become popular as family pets, but they were originally bred as sled dogs for work in the Arctic.
Their current malamute, which had been mistreated, was named "Jake." But the dog suffered from such anxiety "that we decided to build up his self-esteem by renaming him 'Thor.'"
MILLBURY -- Selectmen on June 10 ordered a pit-bull mix owned by Jean Barbieri, of Katherine Street, and two malamute huskies cared for by Susan Dolegiewicz, of Benton Street, declared public nuisances.