Powerful, solid, strong and muscular
Powerful, solid, strong and muscular, the Alaskan Malamute has a robust and exceptional construction. His strong bones and very powerful muscles make him an outstanding working dog. Even if his fur makes him look like a "teddy bear", his physique and silhouette make him a dog of exceptional endurance.
Between 61 and 66 cm (24.02 to 25.98 inches) for the male
Between 56 and 61 cm (22.05 to 24.02 inches) for the female
Between 36 and 43 kg (79.37 to 94.80 pounds) for the male
Between 32 and 38 kg (70.55 to 83.77 pounds) for the female
The coat may be any colour from grey to black, but white must be present on the legs and feet as well as on the lower part of the body. The white parts of the head must be symmetrical but may present a varied pattern.
His rough, thick coat is medium length and he has a very dense undercoat.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 1 and is #243