Are Malamutes difficult to train?

Table of contents:

  1. Are Malamutes difficult to train?
  2. Are Malamutes friendly to other dogs?
  3. Why do malamutes lick you?
  4. Which is better malamute or husky?
  5. What is the average lifespan of a Malamute?

Are Malamutes difficult to train?

Alaskan Malamutes are very challenging to train and live with. Without sufficient exercise and challenging things to do, Malamutes become rambunctious and bored, which they usually express by chronic howling and destructive chewing. ... Malamutes can be predatory with smaller pets.

Are Malamutes friendly to other dogs?

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.

Why do malamutes lick you?

Alaskan Malamute show love for their owners and they have so much love to give. Licking is just another way how they can shower you with love. Dogs lick their owners or other dogs instinctively. It is a natural action for them and they learned it from their mothers.

Which is better malamute or husky?

Huskies and malamutes are also both pack animals, making them very loyal and loving. The malamute, however, does have an independent side—they tend to relish occasional alone time, and do better than huskies as “only pets.” On occasion, they can be aggressive with other dogs.

What is the average lifespan of a Malamute?

10 – 12 years