The Alaskan Malamute () is a large breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) originally bred for their strength and endurance to haul heavy freight as a sled dog. They are similar to other arctic, husky, and spitz breeds such as the Greenland Dog, Canadian Eskimo Dog, the Siberian Husky, and the Samoyed.
Also known as
This breed is also called Alaskan Malamutes, Alaskan Malemute, Inuit Sled Dogs, Mal Or Mally as well as Malamute.
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