Alaskan Malamute Questions

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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute Questions

A Visitor asked the following question on 7/8/2006
Will a Malamute do well in the Texas Hill Country?

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7/11/06 yes malamutes do well in texas i am located in texas . the thing is they need lots of shade and water. we use 40 gallon cattle things so if our dogs get hot they dip right in to cool off. we also put some ice in our dogs water they love the ice. but they do just fine. Dawn
7/17/08 Hudson's Malamutes - Frequently Asked Questions 34. I live in a very hot climate will my malamute have a problem living in such hot temperatures? Your dog needs to be maintained just as a young child should be. If it is to hot for your child then it is to hot for your dog. I have many owners with dogs in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Arizona, Florida and other very warm climates. They maintain their dogs temperatures properly and do not have any problems. Just like any long haired-breed or one originating in cold climates, fresh water and shade must always be available for dogs living outside. Alaskan Malamutes are very adaptable and can survive in over 100 degree weather or in -40 degree weather. This is a very hearty adaptable breed. And their coat's thickness depends on climate. Malamutes usually have a shorter and less dense coat during the summer months. And very thick longer coats in the winter months. This is why in northern climates or colder months of the year you see jolene
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