Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle


The Malamute Poodle Mix is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Malamute and the Poodle. This has become a very common hybrid and designer dog. Be very careful when getting one as these are a common breed to come from Puppy Mills. We will examine some common questions about the different Malamute Poodle mixes below.  Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful  Malamute Poodle Mix. Note that this hybrid can consist of the brindle or other iterations.

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Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle History

All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below.  If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. Please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.

Poodle History

The Poodle originally came from Germany, just like the Rottweiler. So, this is a German sucker. They were initially bred for collecting waterfowl for hunters. They are known for being extremely intelligent as well as very good swimmers. Their funky haircuts came about to make them more buoyant in the water. While there are three sizes of Poodle they are not individual breeds just small Poodles bred to get small Malamute Poodles. They are hypo-allergenic so are good for families with allergies and are highly intelligent and eager to please which means they are good at training and learning. They are loyal and good natured dogs but highly energetic so need a lot of stimulation and exercise.

Malamute History

The Alaskan Malamute has a storied history as a utilitarian dog, working, hunting, and living alongside humans as well as pulling heavy sleds over short distances. Aside from being great pulling dogs, they were also great hunters and excelled at getting along with the people in the community. This close knit relationship helped them foster good, longstanding relationships with humans

They became recognized as a breed in 1935.



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Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle Size and Weight

Australian Shepherd

Height: 18 - 23 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 35 - 75 lb.

Lifespan: 13-15 years


Alaskan Malamute

Height: 22 - 26 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 70 - 100 lb.

Lifespan: 10 - 12 years



Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle Personality

These are very amenable and friendly dogs. They can be stubborn and independent sometimes, but friendly with other other animals and children. This dog might have a strong prey drive and be hard to walk on a leash. They are the type of dog you want to come home to after a long day at work. If you will train them properly, then these are the best pets to have around. Early socialization helps take care of any bad habits that could develop. She responds well to positive reinforcement, like all dogs. She should be rather affectionate and enjoy spending lots of time with you. Don’t plan on leaving her alone for long periods as he won’t do well alone. She wants to be with the “pack.”



Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.

The Malamute Poodle mix might be prone to: hip dysplasia, etc.

Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.



Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle Care

What are the grooming requirements?

The Malamoodle could be a very high shedding dog. Be prepared to brush them a few times a week. Either way, get ready to invest in a good vacuum if you want to keep your floors clean! Give them baths as needed, but not so much that you dry out their skin. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the exercise requirements?

Like all dogs they will do better if they get plenty of exercise. This should be a higher energy dog that might pull on the leash. Plan on exercising them daily to keep their energy level down. He might be bouncing off the walls so get ready. A tired dog is a good dog. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the training requirements?

Though intelligent, it might be stubborn and demanding. It will need a strong, firm handler that is consistent and won’t let this dog take advantage of them. All dogs respond best to positive reinforcement. So make sure to praise her when she does well. She is an intelligent dog who loves to please, and loves a physical challenge. The more exercise she gets the easier she will be to train. Proper socialization is imperative to all dogs and puppies. Make sure to take her to the park and doggy day care to get her around as many people and dogs as possible.



Malamute Poodle Mix - Malamoodle Feeding

A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible.

Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.

A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.


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