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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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Previous launches of the Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket have been scrubbed due to weather, winds and even boats.