Alaskan Malamute Dogs Health Problems
Wanting to own an Alaskan Malamute and need to know what are the common diseases or health problems that Alaskan Malamutes are prone to?
According to pet experts, Alaskan Malamute Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the most healthy dog breeds.
Are Alaskan Malamutes hypoallergenic: No
Dog Breeds with The Least Health Issues
Looking for a dog breed that won't break the bank with visits to the veterinarian? Take a look at our list below. But, remember that your pet's health is ultimately up to you.
1. Australian cattle dog - This lively breed of dog is renowned for its intelligence, agility, and stamina. As a relatively healthy breed, the Australian cattle dog does not have a background of major illnesses and may live up to 13 years with proper training and appropriate preventative care.
2. Border Collie - Advances in DNA testing have made it simpler to control the relatively few minor genetic conditions known to affect border collies. As a high-energy dog with a lifespan of up to 14 years, the Border collie is a fantastic choice for young families and active individuals-- just be ready to provide her with great deals of outdoor playtime and exercise.
3. German Pinscher - This agile and muscular dog is not often associated with critical health conditions, and may live up to 14 years with proper care and a lot of exercise.
4. English Springer Spaniel - Though this mild, cordial breed of spaniel is sometimes known to experience minor eye problems, it is typically less likely to suffer from many major genetic diseases. A healthier English springer spaniel may live up to 14 years.
5. Chihuahua - With passion and attention, this pint-sized pooch species can live up to 18 years. The Chihuahua's petite size means it typically requires less exercise than other breeds of dogs.
Alaskan Malamute Information
The Alaskan malamute is powerful, independent, strong-willed and fun-loving. Its idea of great fun is to pull a sled or cart, but it also loves to run and roam. It is family-oriented, and as long as it is given daily exercise, it is well-mannered in the home. Without proper exercise, it can become frustrated and destructive. It is friendly and sociable toward people, but it may be aggressive toward strange dogs, pets or livestock. Some can be domineering. It tends to dig and howl.
What to do if you lose your Alaskan Malamute
If your Alaskan Malamute Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Register the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Phone the local vets to see if someone has handed in your missing pet.
4. Phone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.
What to do if you find a lost Alaskan Malamute
If you find a Alaskan Malamute Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your area.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and phone the registered pet owner.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.