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Alaskan Malador Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Alaskan Malador so you can get to know the breed more.

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Alaskan Malador
OriginEngland United States Canada
Other Names
What other names does the Alaskan Malador have? The dog breed also known as...
Alaskan Malamute & Labrador Retriever mixMalamute Labrador
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Alaskan Malador recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Alaskan Malador recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Alaskan Malador breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price
How much does the Alaskan Malador puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Alaskan Malador price:
$1000-$2000
If you choose to purchase the Alaskan Malador, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Alaskan Malador for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Alaskan Malador gets to a happy place.

Alaskan Malador General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Alaskan Malador size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Alaskan Malador weigh? Alaskan Malador weight:
Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg), Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Alaskan Malador? Alaskan Malador average weight:
Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg), Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)
Height
How tall is the Alaskan Malador? Alaskan Malador height:
Male: 24 - 26 inches (61 - 66 cm), Female: 22 - 24 inches (56 - 61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Alaskan Malador average height:
Male: 24 - 26 inches (61 - 66 cm), Female: 22 - 24 inches (56 - 61 cm)

Alaskan Malador Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Alaskan Malador have? What does this canine coat look like?
DenseRoughWaterproofThickWeather-resistantHardShort
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Alaskan Malador's coat?
RedGrayWhiteBlackYellowChocolate
Grooming
How to groom the Alaskan Malador and how often?
Easy to groom: The Alaskan Malador doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Alaskan Malador is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Alaskan Malador dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Alaskan Malamute & Labrador Retriever mix? Alaskan Malador shedding level:
Alaskan Maladors shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Alaskan Malador breed.

Alaskan Malador Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Alaskan Malador have? What characteristics does the breed have?
AffectionateDignifiedLoyalDevotedFriendlyPlayfulCheerfulIntelligentSocialAlertEnergeticGentleLovingGoingResponsive
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Alaskan Malador? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Alaskan Malador's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Alaskan Malador dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Alaskan Maladors are very easy to train. They easily find out the association between commands and actions.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Alaskan Malador is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Alaskan Malador sensitivity:
Alaskan Maladors don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Alaskan Maladors are average dogs regarding their affection level. Some breeds are forthcoming and friendly, while others are independent and don't bond too closely to their owners.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Alaskan Malamute & Labrador Retriever mix need? Alaskan Malador social needs:
Alaskan Maladors need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Alaskan Malador dogs bark a lot? Why does my Alaskan Malamute & Labrador Retriever mix bark?
Average: The Alaskan Malador barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Alaskan Malador good as a watchdog?
Alaskan Maladors are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Alaskan Maladors will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Alaskan Malador dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Alaskan Maladors strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Alaskan Malador bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Alaskan Malamute & Labrador Retriever mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Alaskan Malador? Why do dog bites happen?
Moderate
The Alaskan Malador has an average chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Alaskan Malador do?
Alaskan Maladors have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Alaskan Maladors need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Alaskan Malador to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Alaskan Malador roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Alaskan Malador is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Alaskan Malador have high prey drive?
Alaskan Maladors have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Alaskan Malador good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Alaskan Maladors are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Alaskan Maladors adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Alaskan Maladors tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Alaskan Malador dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Alaskan Malador Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Alaskan Maladors are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Alaskan Malador dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Alaskan Malador and children:
Alaskan Maladors are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Alaskan Malador dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Alaskan Maladors are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Alaskan Malador good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Alaskan Malador dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Alaskan Maladors are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Alaskan Malador can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Alaskan Maladors good office dogs? Do Alaskan Maladors make good office friendly dogs? Can Alaskan Maladors be office dogs?
No
Alaskan Malador is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Alaskan Malador dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Alaskan Malamute & Labrador Retriever mix temperament with senior people? Are Alaskan Malador dogs good for elderly owners?
Alaskan Maladors are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Alaskan Malador dogs get along with other pets? Are Alaskan Malador dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Alaskan Maladors are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Alaskan Malador breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Alaskan Maladors are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Alaskan Malador be a service dog?
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Alaskan Malador breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Alaskan Malador be a therapy dog?
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Alaskan Malador breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Alaskan Malador be a sniffer dog?
Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Alaskan Malador breed is a good choice for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Alaskan Malador be a search and rescue dog?
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Alaskan Malador breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Alaskan Malador be a boat dog?
Yes
Alaskan Malador breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Alaskan Malador be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Alaskan Malador is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Alaskan Malador Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Alaskan Malador dogs have health problems?
The Alaskan Malador is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Alaskan Malador breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Alaskan Malador breed? Health risks of Alaskan Malador:
CataractsChondrodysplasiaHemeralopiaHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismInherited PolyneuropathyAcute Moist DermatitisBloatCold TailEar InfectionsElbow DysplasiaEpilepsyMyopathyOsteochondrosis DissecansProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia
Life Expectancy
How long do Alaskan Malador dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Alaskan Malador be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Alaskan Malador breed hypoallergenic?
No
Alaskan Maladors don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Alaskan Malador have?
Alaskan Maladors are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Alaskan Malador dogs require per day?
Alaskan Maladors need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Alaskan Maladors don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Alaskan Malador need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
Recommended daily amount: 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Alaskan Malador risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Alaskan Malador's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Alaskan Malador's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers cold weather
The Alaskan Malador can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Alaskan Malador has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Alaskan Malador drool?
The Alaskan Malador is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Alaskan Malador could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Alaskan Malador. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Alaskan Malador Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Alaskan Malador: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Alaskan Malador have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Alaskan Malador have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-10 puppies

Alaskan Malador Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Alaskan Malador's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Alaskan Maladors are very easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Alaskan Malador doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling tendency: The Alaskan Malador is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Stinkiness: The Alaskan Malador has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Watchdog Ability: Alaskan Maladors are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Alaskan Maladors adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Alaskan Maladors are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Alaskan Maladors are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Alaskan Maladors are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
  • Boat Dog: Alaskan Malador breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Alaskan Maladors don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Alaskan Maladors are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
  • Shedding Level: Alaskan Maladors shed above average.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Mouthiness: Alaskan Maladors have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Alaskan Malador is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Alaskan Maladors tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Alaskan Malador is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Alaskan Maladors are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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