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.
Alaskan Malamute Puppy Alumni
Finding the perfect Alaskan Malamute puppy has never been easier.
Our 3 Part Mission
The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.
Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.
Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.
Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.
5 Star Breeders
We only work with Alaskan Malamute breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
About Uptown Approved Breeders
No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.
Questions & Answers
While Alaskan Malamutes can adapt to warmer climates, they are better suited to colder weather as their heavy double coats have evolved for sub-zero conditions. They need homes with moderate-to-cool temperatures to be happy. So you should at least have air conditioning if you live somewhere hot and are considering an Alaskan Malamute for sale in California.
That Alaskan Malamute California is tempting you with owes its heritage to nomadic hunters from thousands of years ago. These Inuit tribes, living in what we today call Alaska, first kept Malamutes to haul heavy sleds over great distances. While the similar Huskies haul at faster speeds, Malamutes are made to go slower and steadier with heavier loads.
That depends on who you are, where you live, and how you live. Alaskan Malamutes are social creatures and don't like being left alone, so keep that in mind as you peruse California Alaskan Malamute puppies for sale. They do take to training, but best they're trained as pups because untrained adults tend to be domineering. An owner with patience and experience is best.
For us, it's a tough job vetting the multitude of Alaskan Malamute breeders California has. For you, it's easy. Just look through the site until you come across a puppy who tugs at your heartstrings. Chat with the breeder to get any info you might want. Then with just a few clicks, your four-legged friend will be a new member of your household soon enough.
Also known as a hybrid breed, a "designer dog" is a dog that has parentage from two different purebred dogs. These are increasingly popular options, as you can get some really interesting and unique dogs with a host of different combinations. Your designer-dog options with Alaskan Malamutes include the "Alusky," a mix resulting from the pairing of an Alaskan Malamute and a Siberian Husky.
This is a big concern, and one of the big reasons we're so vigilant about vetting Alaskan Malamute breeders in California and elsewhere. After they're scrutinized, the breeders and businesses in our network make a legally binding pledge to give only the best humane care. And we verify. This includes regular, mandatory, and thorough health checks of every single pup that goes through our network.
While the large numbers of breeders and businesses in our network all work in their own ways, all are committed to delivering the pup of your dreams into your arms. Location is often a consideration, as that Alaskan Malamute for sale California is tempting with might not be around the corner. No worries. You can arrange safe and reliable transportation from any of the lower 48 states.
Any of the Alaskan Malamute puppies in California and beyond you come across will do well with good quality dog food that's commercially made. Homemade food that's in line with recommendations from the veterinarian is also good. But Alaskan Malamutes do have reputations for being picky eaters and will let you know what they do and don't like early on!
Shelters are a great option for some people. And while most shelters are dedicated to protecting pooches, many simply lack the resources to provide high-quality healthcare to all. With Uptown when looking for, say, Alaskan Malamute puppies for sale in California, you have a lot more information about the pups and more assurances over their care. Our hard work guarantees that the Alaskan Malamute puppies California offers through Uptown are happy and healthy pups.
No. The breeders and businesses we allow into our network offer fair prices, and prices to fit all budgets, but none are in competition to offer the "cheapest." The level of care we insist on comes with reasonable costs and ensures that the pups come from the very best of conditions. Any Alaskan Malamute for sale California offers without this level of care could have health problems that will lead to big veterinarian bills later on.
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