Alaskan Malamute Complete Profile

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Size: Giant Height: 58 71 cm (23 28 inches) Weight: 38 56 kg (85 125 lb) Life Span: 13 years Grooming: Medium Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Demanding Temperament: Sociable & loyal Country of Origin: North America (Alaska) AKC Group: Working

Temperament: The Alaskan Malamute is dignified, friendly and affectionate. Alaskan Malamutes are not one-man dogs and are friendly to all. They are intelligent and able to be trained for a variety of jobs, such as guide dogs. Alaskan Malamute's make very loyal and devoted companions, but can be aggressive towards other dogs. Alaskan Malamutes have tremendous strength and stamina and therefore require an owner with experience and strength to applyrepparttar brakes.

Grooming: The coat ofrepparttar 147975 Alaskan Malamute does not require much inrepparttar 147976 way of grooming. During moulting it is best to use a coarse comb with a double row of teeth to remove dead hairs.

Exercise: They require a great deal of exercise on a daily basis. Alaskan Malamute's need to stay on a lead unless they are firmly under control as they're liable to run off.

American Bulldog Complete Profile

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Size: Large Height: 48 - 71 cm (19 - 28 inches) Weight: 30 - 58 kg (65 - 130 lb) Life Span: 12 years Grooming: Minimal Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Medium Temperament: Fearless & confident Country of Origin: United States AKC Group: Not registered Other Names: Old Country Bulldog

Temperament: The American Bulldog is confident, gentle, fearless, determined and protective. American Bulldogs should not be overly aggressive with other dogs depsite their self-confidence and bravery. These dogs genuinely love children and have strong protective instincts towards their handler and family. To prevent American Bulldogs from becoming overly protective or dominant they need to be socialized with a variety of animals, people and situations during puppyhood. They tend to be reserved towards strangers and make excellent watchdogs and guard dogs. American Bulldogs make truly devoted and loving pets when they receive proper training and socialization from an early age.

Grooming: American Bulldogs don't need much grooming except whenrepparttar coat is shedding. During these timesrepparttar 147974 coat should be brushed regularly with a firm bristle brush to removerepparttar 147975 dead hairs.

Exercise: American Bulldogs are extremely energetic and need plenty of exercise. They enjoy long walks, jogging, playing catch or participating in agility trials. If American Bulldogs receive adequate daily exercise they should be calm when indoors.

History: Inrepparttar 147976 1800s a number of European immigrants broughtrepparttar 147977 original type of Bulldog from England torepparttar 147978 United States. These Bulldogs had been used for bull baiting in England until this brutal sport became illegal. As a result these dogs disappeared from Britain and made their way to America with working class immigrants. These dogs were used to work with livestock, but almost became extinct byrepparttar 147979 end of World War II. It was John Johnson, Alan Scott and some other dedicated breeders who managed to revive this breed and developrepparttar 147980 American Bulldog from them.

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