Alaskan Malamute Complete Profile

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History: Alaskan Malamutes got their name from a native tribe inrepparttar Artic called that Mahlemuts. Their origin is rather obscure, but it is generally believed that they have been withrepparttar 147975 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.

Physical Characteristics:

General Appearance: Hardy, compact and well-built. Colour: Usually light grey or black and white. Coat: The outercoat is thick and coarse andrepparttar 147976 undercoat is woolly, dense and oily. Tail: Full and furry carried overrepparttar 147977 back in a curved shape. Ears: Small, upright and triangular. Body: Powerful, well-developed, deep chest, straight back sloping gently torepparttar 147978 hips with a very muscular loin.

Additional Comments:

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 Profile

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Physical Characteristics:

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 withrepparttar 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.

Additional Comments:

The American Bulldog is higher onrepparttar 147974 leg and more agile thanrepparttar 147975 English Bulldog. Some of these dogs are reportedly able to leap six feet or more intorepparttar 147976 air. The American Bulldog should not be confused with uniquely different breeds such asrepparttar 147977 American Staffordshire Terrier orrepparttar 147978 American Pit Bull Terrier.

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