Alaskan malamute vs siberian husky: how are they different?

Asked By: Devante Koelpin
Date created: Fri, Feb 19, 2021 6:33 AM
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According to Demmin, the purpose for which each breed was developed led to the main physical differences. β€œThe Siberian Husky was bred to pull light loads over long distances,” says Demmin. β€œThe Alaskan Malamute was bred to pull heavy loads over short distances… The Malamute is the weightlifter – big and strong.”
Answered By: Candice Schuppe
Date created: Sat, Feb 20, 2021 8:36 AM
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The initial Siberian Husky price

Generally, you should expect to pay between $600-$1,300. According to NextDayPets, the median price for Huskies sold is $725. Dogs with a superior pedigree will cost even more. For a top-quality dog with exceptional breed lines, the price starts at $1,400 and can go as high as $6,000.
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A good quality Siberian husky puppy with cost way more than 100 bucks.

Low end around 500.00 to more than 1000 depending on the quality and reputation of the breeder and bloodlines.

Our huskies cost 800.00 so we are in a happy medium for price.

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Typically, husky puppies will not overindulge in food and prefer to only eat what they want. A husky puppy, once weaned, should eat about 2 cups of food a day, spread out over 3 meals, but this amount will vary from dog to dog, depending on individual wants and hunger.
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Cold Weather

Siberian huskies are bred to be resilient, and they can withstand temperatures as cold as -60 degrees F (-51 degrees C). Sled dogs often live outdoors in barns or insulated dog houses. However, your Siberian husky should be allowed to spend equal amounts of time indoors and outdoors.
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With early socialization and training, Malamutes can learn to get along with other dogs and indoor cats… Their high prey drive can cause a Malamute to stalk and kill small animals, including birds, squirrels, cats and even smaller dogs. They need to be properly socialized and introduced to other companion animals.
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Affectionate and good natured describes the Siberian Husky. Generally, they do well with children although young children should never be left alone with any breed. They also get along with people and do well in homes with multiple dogs. Siberian Huskies were bred to need very little food to survive.
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