Alaskan Malamute Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
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History: Alaskan Malamutes got their name from a native tribe in Artic called that Mahlemuts. Their origin is rather obscure, but it is generally believed that they have been with eskimos for two to three thousand years. The Alaskan Indians found Alaskan Malamutes invaluable for their ability in droving, herding, hunting and hauling heavy sleds.
General Appearance: Hardy, compact and well-built. Colour: Usually light grey or black and white. Coat: The outercoat is thick and coarse and undercoat is woolly, dense and oily. Tail: Full and furry – carried over back in a curved shape. Ears: Small, upright and triangular. Body: Powerful, well-developed, deep chest, straight back sloping gently to hips with a very muscular loin.
Alaskan Malamutes are delightful and challenging with their extreme strength and stamina. They require training from early puppyhood to be controllable in a household situation.
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American Bulldog Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
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General Appearance: Sturdy, athletic, powerful, muscular and hardy. Colour: Any colour, colour pattern, or combination of colours is acceptable, except for solid black, solid blue, and tricolor (white with patches of black and tan). Coat: Short, close, and stiff to touch. Tail: Set low, tapering and can either be natural or docked (a natural tail is preferred). Ears: Set high, of medium size and may be dropped, semi-pricked or rose-shaped. The ears may be cropped but natural ears are preferred. Body: The chest is deep and moderately wide with well sprung ribs. The back is broad and muscular with topline slightly declining downwards. The loin is short, broad, and slightly arched, blending into a moderately sloping croup. The flank is moderately tucked up and firm.
The American Bulldog is higher on leg and more agile than English Bulldog. Some of these dogs are reportedly able to leap six feet or more into air. The American Bulldog should not be confused with uniquely different breeds such as American Staffordshire Terrier or American Pit Bull Terrier.
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