This Special Rare Breed Edition on the Alaskan Malamute represents a unique publication on this impressive Northern dog from the largest of the American states. While the Alaskan Malamute has gained popularity beyond the States, a limited amount of information is readily accessible for new owners of this beautiful and sometimes challenging breed. Readers will welcome chapters on history, characteristics and care as they endeavour into life with their new Alaskan Malamute. Originally bred to haul sledges across the icy tundra, this massive Alaskan dog can make a marvelous companion and watchdog for the right owners able to provide the breed with care and training. Written with clarity and experience, this book provides the necessary facts about acquiring an Alaskan Malamute puppy, ownership, training, health and behaviour modification. This book provides the expertise of breed specialists with a team of experienced book designers, photographers and artists to! create a resourceful and up-to-date guide for newcomers and experienced owners alike. Illustrated with over 135 colour photographs, this book proves to be as attractive as it is informative. Additionally, innovations of modern science have enabled the publisher to present never-before-seen scanning electron micrograph images produced exclusively for this limited-edition series.