Alaskan Malamute Alumni
About Alaskan Malamutes
With a similar appearance and origin to another favorite—the Husky—Alaskan Malamutes are hardworking, energetic dogs who need an equally experienced and high-energy owner. If that sounds like you, then get ready to meet your dream dog!
Loyal and Loving
With the right training and the right owner, the Malamute will become one of the most loyal and loving companions you could ask for.
Strong and Hardworking
Malamutes love to tackle new challenges, and need near constant engagement to stay focused and healthy.
Malamutes require tons of attention, and may not be able to stand it when you leave for work for a few hours!
Malamutes always seem to have a little “go” left in the tank, even as puppies. These dogs love to run and play!
Malamutes never seen to fully grow up, and will always entertain and surprise you with new games.
Malamutes are so striking in appearance that they’re often used to play the role of wolves in movies and TV.
There are thousands of breeders out there. Let us help you focus your search on the best choices available—the top 10% of Malamute companies and breeders who pass our tough-as-nails evaluation process.
Still have questions? We have answers!
Wondering about Alaskan Malamute puppies price? That can depend a lot on your breeder’s experience, the pedigree of their puppies, their location, eye color, size, coat color, and much more. Connect with one of these vetted breeders and companies today, and start your search for the dog of your dreams (one who fits your budget, too).
That’s totally alright. Even if there are no Malamute breeders nearby, the vetted businesses and breeders in the Uptown Network can easily arrange travel for your pooch to your preferred major airport (within the Lower 48 states). Wherever you live, your dream dog is always within reach at Uptown!
Our Breeder Pledge covers all aspects of dog breeding and animal care, from facilities to experience to legal compliance and ethical breeding standards. Every breeder approved to join the Uptown Network is bound by the Pledge and passes our No Puppy Mill Guarantee. So, start your search with confidence!
When you browse online for breeders or Malemute puppies for sale / Malimute puppies for sale, you’re typically seeing the breeders and companies with the best marketing—not always the best puppies. We screen and evaluate breeders for ethical and humane breeding practices, meaning every partner listed in our network is a superstar.
Puppy mills are basically factories for dogs. When you take home a mill puppy, your dog has a higher risk of developing a genetic illness due to substandard breeding practices. These illnesses can cost you and your family thousands in vet bills, and may even shorten the life expectancy of your new pal.
Malamutes are very social dogs, but they’re also very energetic and hardworking. These two traits mean that Malamutes often can’t tolerate being left alone for more than a few hours, and can quickly become destructive if not given a task to do or enough daily exercise. These are not beginner-friendly dogs, but make excellent companions for the right owner.
Alaskan Malamutes for sale are very similar in appearance to Siberian Huskies, another popular cold-weather breed with similar origins. Slightly bigger than Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes were bred to haul sleds and work as a team, even being used to hunt seals and scare away polar bears. Today, they’re better at cuddling on the couch.
Malamutes hail from the chilly Seward Peninsula of Alaska and possess a thick double coat that sheds heavily twice per year. These dogs do not adapt well to warmer climates, so please consider whether or not your dog will have access to air conditioning if you live in Florida or Texas!
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