Alaskan Malamute from The World's Fittest Dog Breeds

The World's Fittest Dog Breeds

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Alaskan Malamute

Strong and durable are the two most notable traits attributed to the Alaskan Malamute. Unlike its speedier, race-loving cousin, the Siberian Husky, this Arctic breed was raised to pull heavy freight over long distances. The AKC says that sledding, weight-pulling and backpacking with their owners are among the Malamute’s favorite pastimes.


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