Alaskan malamute


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Alaskan malamute

n.
A dog of a large breed developed in the North American Arctic as a sled dog, having erect ears, a plumed tail, and a thick coat.

Alas′kan mal′amute


n.
one of an Alaskan breed of large dogs with a dense, coarse gray or black and white coat, erect ears, and a bushy tail carried over the back, raised orig. for pulling sleds.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alaskan malamute - breed of sled dog developed in AlaskaAlaskan malamute - breed of sled dog developed in Alaska
sled dog, sledge dog - a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team
Translations
Malamute de l’Alaska
alaszkai malamut
アラスカン・マラミュート
Aliaskos malamutas
malamute-do-alasca
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Alaskan Malamutes have become popular as family pets, but they were originally bred as sled dogs for work in the Arctic.
When Alaskan malamutes believe that their strength is invincible, nothing can, or will stop them.
MEET the ex-fireman whose family is a pack of eight Alaskan Malamutes - and they all live in a two-bedroom council house in rural West Wales.
Diane Tracy, president of the Working Alaskan Malamute Club of Manitoba, likewise said the particular dog breed was never known for violence.
Three year old Alaskan Malamute, "O Mie", is the lucky dog whose life has been turned around since finding a new home with the Nagy family from Oradea.
Howling Siberian huskies greet me vigorously, a stringy deerhound puppy sneaks over for a pat, a tall and hairy Alaskan malamute sniffs eagerly and, somewhere nearby, I'm told, are a couple of pedigree New Zealand border collies and a collection of tiny, clipped lhasa apsos.
Dalrymple began volunteering with the CARE group after the death two years ago of her beloved Alaskan malamute, Red Skye in the Morning.
The inquest was told the family had two dogs - a husky-like Alaskan Malamute called Misha and a terrier called Roxy.
As reported in yesterday's Journal, a concerned crowd gathered after hearing the Alaskan Malamute barking as its life hung in the balance.
The assault was followed by the tragic and fatal mauling of a six-day-old baby, ElizaMae Mullane, by an Alaskan malamute in Wales.
Her daughter Eliza-Mae was found dead at breakfast time on Tuesday next to Alaskan malamute Nisha.

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