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Alaskan Malamutes



₹65,000 to ₹85,000


Alaskan Malamute


22-26 inches


32-40 Kilograms


Chocolate and White, Grey and White, Sable and White, Black and White, Red and White, Seal and White


12-15 Years


4-8 Puppies (approx.)



Often confused with Siberian Huskies, the Alaskan Malamutes are one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs. They are large in size, extremely well-built and they possess exceptional stamina and agility. These dogs have a wolf-like appearance and they are highly loving and caring towards their family members and loved ones.

In India, the availability and demand for this breed is not very high. These dogs have a substandard tolerance to heat and high-temperatures and thus, they are not considered to be highly suitable for Indian climatic conditions. Also, these pooches are a bit pricey to bring home and then maintain properly. But if that’s not an issue and if you are someone who can provide proper care and attention to this pooch especially during the summer months, then these dogs can make fairly decent pets as they tremendously loyal and affectionate towards their human parents and the ones they love and trust.

Given below is the average price list of the Alaskan Malamute puppies which are available in India in various variations.

  • Alaskan Malamute Puppy price (Basic): ₹65,000 to ₹85,000
  • Alaskan Malamute Puppy price (KCI registered): ₹85,000 to ₹1,00,000
  • Alaskan Malamute Puppy price (Show Quality): ₹1,00,000 to ₹1,50,000

Now, if you are thinking of bringing an Alaskan Malamute home to raise as a pet, then for the betterment of both your soon-to-be pup and yourself, it is important that you get it only from a reputed breeder. Rather than focusing on its overall price, you should solely focus on the quality of the canine and the standards of the breeder you are getting it from. A good breeder will not only provide you a healthy canine but he will also guide you and provide you with all the important details and tips regarding the proper maintenance and care of the pup you are interested in. A reliable breeder is the one who just like you is passionate about dogs and cares for them, he prioritizes the quality and health of the canine and will also provide you all of this at a fair price. Therefore, it is immensely crucial that you get the pup you desire only from a trusted and reliable source.

Alaskan Malamutes for Adoption

The best way to avoid getting a dog from an unreliable source or a shady breeder is through Adoption. There are numerous different kinds of canines that can be found at various adoption centers and shelter homes and these pooches are all ready to be taken away by their new parents and family. You are not only supporting a great cause but you are also saying No to random unreliable breeders when you choose to adopt a canine rather than getting it from a questionable source. Even rare breeds like Alaskan Malamutes can also be sometimes found at a reputed shelter home and we urge you to get the pooch you desire through adoption only. We at Tailsbuddy have always supported this cause and if you are someone who wants any kind of help regarding adopting a pooch, then you can call or WhatsApp us on +91 9555566321 and we'll connect you to the best adoption centers as soon as possible.

And, if you need any further guidance on how to properly raise your dog or how to keep him fit, then you can again rely on us for that. Just message us on WhatsApp saying “Hi, I want to become a Pet Parent” on +91 9555566321 and we’ll be there for you whenever you need us.

Factors Affecting the Alaskan Malamute Price in India

Now there are various factors that can affect the original Alaskan Malamute price in India. These factors are as follows:


There are three different price categories for an Alaskan Malamute dog (in India): Basic, KCI Registered and Show Quality.

  • Basic category includes all those dogs and puppies that are not registered to any kennel club including KCI. A basic Alaskan Malamute puppy can cost anywhere around ₹65,000.
  • KCI is short for Kennel Club of India and if a dog belongs to KCI Registered category, then it means you will get a canine whose quality is up to the mark. You will also be able to participate in KCI dog shows if your canine is registered and also you will get a KCI registration certificate.
  • A Show Quality dog means that the canine is closest to the ideal as mentioned in the Breed Standards. If you are not planning to participate in dog shows with your pooch, then it does not matter all that much whether you buy a Show Quality dog or a normal Pet Quality one.

Physical Attributes and Characteristics

Physical features such different coat colors of a canine can also influence its overall price. Alaskan Malamutes can be found in a lot of different colors – Chocolate & White, Gray & White, Sable & White, Black & White, Red & White and Seal & White and depending upon the rarity of the color, the overall price of these canine may vary.

Age & Gender

Puppies are generally sold at a higher price as compared to older or fully grown pooches. Also, female canines, sometimes, cost a bit less when compared to the male dogs. And this is how age and gender of a dog influence its overall cost.

Pure or Mix Breed

The cost of a purebred Alaskan Malamute is higher than the mixed-breed as there are lesser chances for a purebred puppy to develop hereditary health problems as compared to the one that is mixed-breed.

Availability and Location

If a canine is not very easily available at a particular location, then its price can go a bit higher. Also, pooches that you get from faraway locations also generally cost a bit more as several extra charges (such as traveling et cetera) are also added on to the original price of the canine.

Reputed Breeder

Canines that you get from a reputed, popular and well-known breeder may also cost a bit more as compared to getting them from any random unreliable breeder. But price of a pooch shouldn’t matter to you if you are getting it from a trustworthy place.

Miscellaneous Factors

  • Champion Bloodline: If a dog belongs to a champion bloodline, meaning any of its predecessors (forefathers) were given the title of Champion in an official dog event, then its price can also go fairly high.
  • Microchip: The price of a dog can also increase if it has been microchipped by the KCI. The extremely small pet microchip helps in providing a permanent ID for your pet.

Read some information regarding Alaskan Malamute and see if it’s a right fit for you or not-

These extremely beautiful and eye-catching canines hail from Alaska (obviously) and are widely adored not only for their magnificent appearance but for their great power, endurance and built. They are extremely agile and energetic in nature and they love to spend their ample energy on some kind of physical task or activity. The section below will help you in deciding whether this breed is right for you or not.

Reasons that might make an Alaskan Malamute suitable for you:

  • They are very loyal and devoted to their loved ones.
  • They mix well with strangers and are warm to them.
  • They are gentle and careful with small kids.
  • These canines are not that hard to train, especially by an experienced pet parent. Novice dog parents might struggle a bit.
  • They prove to be decent guard dogs.

Reasons that might make an Alaskan Malamute ill-suited for you:

  • They are not very adaptable and apartment-friendly dogs.
  • These canines are not very warm with other animals like cats and other dogs.
  • Their tolerance to hot and humid climatic conditions is average.
  • Their grooming and exercising needs are pretty high.