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.
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Questions & Answers
Just look through the puppies on the site, searching, for example, for Alaskan Malamute puppies for sale in San Jose. When you find a pup you like, contact the breeder. They'll be happy to talk about your possible new friend. If you're satisfied, you can arrange transportation, and soon enough that San Jose Alaskan Malamute for sale that grabbed your heart will be at your home.
Alaskan Malamutes do like cold weather, and revel in snow, but you don't have to live in a winter wonderland to own one. If you live somewhere with oppressive heat, that will be an issue, so you should at least have air conditioning to give the Malamute a comfortable living environment with moderate temperatures. If your home has no cool spaces, consider another dog.
A purebred dog, most often documented with a pedigree, has parentage from two other purebred dogs of the same breed. So any purebred San Jose Alaskan Malamute puppies for sale you see on the site will have come from two other purebred Alaskan Malamutes. A mixed-breed dog has two or more different breeds in their parentage and often lack the distinct, predictable features and characteristics you can count on with purebred dogs.
Our prices are fair. You can find bargains with backyard breeders who don't meet the standards of our network. However, puppies that come from those conditions are prone to health problems that could lead to big veterinarian bills later. With our network, all of the San Jose Alaskan Malamute breeders and businesses provide the absolute best canine care there is, and that level of care comes with reasonable costs.
In terms of nutrition, no, any of the Alaskan Malamute puppies in San Jose you encounter will be fine with any good quality dog food. But Malamutes do have a reputation for being picky eaters and are usually not shy about telling you what they like and don't. So prepare for some trial-and-error in finding the right food should you decide to bring home any of the Alaskan Malamute puppies for sale San Jose is offering right now.
While most of the Alaskan Malamute breeders San Jose offers have their own ways of working, personal pick-ups are common. You can talk to the individual breeders to see how they'd like to do the hand-off. Keep in mind you don't have to limit yourself to the Alaskan Malamute puppies San Jose has. You can pick a pup from across the country and arrange to meet your new pal to any major airport in the lower 48 US states.
Shelters are a fine option for many. There are some good ones, and some not-so-good ones out there. It all depends on what you are looking for. If you want a puppy that's a purebred, with documentation that details its health history, then a shelter is probably not the way to go. On the other hand, our network of vetted businesses and the best Alaskan Malamute breeders San Jose has to offer gives you peace of mind with all the information you could want about your four-legged friend.
At first glance, you might say that the Alaskan Malamute San Jose is tempting you with is part wolf. It's a common misconception but Malamutes don't share wolf DNA. They're fully domesticated dogs who were first kept by tribes of hunters who lived in the snow-swept lands we today call Alaska thousands of years ago. With strength and stamina that's nearly unrivaled in the canine world, Malamutes were originally used to haul heavy sleds over long distances.
This is an important one. That fun, energetic Alaskan Malamute for sale San Jose has waiting for you will need lots of exercise. Experts say two hours a day is optimal. Alaskan Malamutes are usually full energy and don't like to go a day without getting outside to burn some of it off. So now is a good time for self-examination. If you're going to be a lazy owner, maybe a Malamute isn't for you.
Not many folks would use the word "easy." You can train them, so rest assured that any of the Alaskan Malamutes for sale San Jose, or anywhere else, has will be obedient, eventually. As pack animals, Malamutes see the world as a lead-or-follow place. You will need to get them into follow mode, and that works best with early training. Some experts say you can start training a Malamute as early as three months old.
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