A Sad Farewell...
"In the whole history of the world there is but one thing that money can not buy... to wit - the wag of a dogs tail." -Josh Billings
THE ORIGINAL ARTIC WONDER AKC ALASKAN MALAMUTES
WE ARE A SMALLER SIZED PACK, LOCATED JUST OUTSIDE OF OWOSSO, MI, WHERE YOU WILL FIND MALS BEING MALS. HERE AT ARTIC WONDER YOU WILL NOT FIND A "KENNEL" THAT ANYONE AT ANY TIME CAN COME PICK OUT A PUPPY OR DOG. INSTEAD YOU WILL FIND A HOME AND A YARD FILLED WITH DIRT, TOYS, HAIR, SOME SLOBBER, AND SOME THINGS UNABLE TO INDENTIFY. BUT MOST OF ALL YOU WILL FIND LOYALTY, FRIENDSHIPS, AND FAMILY. WHETHER YOU WALK ON TWO FEET OR FOUR, SPEAK HUMAN OR SCOOBY-DOO, EVERYONE IS LOVED AS A PART OF THE PACK. AND WE SELL OUR PUPPIES ONLY TO HOMES THAT WE ARE CERTAIN CAN PROVIDE THE SAME LOVE AND ATTENTION.
About The Malamute
According to the AKC...
The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, is a powerful and substantially built dog with a deep chest and strong, well-muscled body. The Malamute stands well over the pads, and this stance gives the appearance of much activity and a proud carriage, with head erect and eyes alert showing interest and curiosity. The head is broad. Ears are triangular and erect when alerted. The muzzle is bulky, only slight diminishing in width from root to nose. The muzzle is not pointed or long, yet not stubby. The coat is thick with a coarse guard coat of sufficient length to protect a woolly undercoat. Malamutes are of various colors. Face markings are a distinguishing feature. These consist of a cap over the head, the face either all white or marked with a bar and/or mask. The tail is well furred, carried over the back, and has the appearance of a waving plume.
The Malamute must be a heavy boned dog with sound legs, good feet, deep chest and powerful shoulders, and have all of the other physical attributes necessary for the efficient performance of his job. The gait must be steady, balanced, tireless and totally efficient. He is not intended as a racing sled dog designed to compete in speed trials. The Malamute is structured for strength and endurance, and any characteristic of the individual specimen, including temperament, which interferes with the accomplishment of this purpose, is to be considered the most serious of faults.
The Malamute has a thick, coarse guard coat, never long and soft. The undercoat is dense, from one to two inches in depth, oily and woolly. The coarse guard coat varies in length as does the undercoat. The coat is relatively short to medium along the sides of the body, with the length of the coat increasing around the shoulders and neck, down the back, over the rump, and in the breeching and plume. Malamutes usually have a shorter and less dense coat during the summer months. The Malamute is shown naturally. Trimming is not acceptable except to provide a clean cut appearance of feet.
The usual colors range from light gray through intermediate shadings to black, sable, and shadings of sable to red. Color combinations are acceptable in undercoats, points, and trimmings. The only solid color allowable is all white. White is always the predominant color on underbody, parts of legs, feet, and part of face markings. A white blaze on the forehead and/or collar or a spot on the nape is attractive and acceptable. The Malamute is mantled, and broken colors extending over the body or uneven splashing are undesirable.
The Alaskan Malamute is an affectionate, friendly dog, not a "one man" dog. He is a loyal, devoted companion, playful in invitation, but generally impressive by his dignity after maturity.
YOU CAN FIND THIS AND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE AKC STANDARDS OF THE ALASKAN MALAMUTE AT http://www.akc.org/breeds/alaskan_malamute/
Contact Information and Contract
We live here in Owosso Mi, and if you ever have any questions or concerns PLEASE feel free to
e-mail email@example.com or call 989-413-2238. Even if you're a previous puppy owner and have a question...Please ask. I will try my best to answer any questions that may come up. If I can't answer them, I will give you the number to my vet, or the number to someone that can answer your concerns.
We offer a replacement puppy up to 24 months if your puppy is diagnosed with any genetic defects causing permanent damage to the health of the dog, such as hip dysphasia (must be deemed grade 4 with proof provide by an x-ray certified by the orthopedic Foundation for Animals Inc.), as long as the owner signs and agrees to all terms and conditions.
1. The dog/puppy MUST be seen by a vet within 72 hours of pick up date.
2. The dog/puppy MUST be fixed within 6 months of pick up date (unless full registration was signed over) When the dog/puppy is fixed, documents must be sent to Artic Wonder.
3. Any paperwork including, labs, x-rays, or any other tests done must be looked over by my vet, along with the dog/puppy (At owner’s expense)
4. This contract is void if dog/puppy is sold, or given away, and Artic Wonder must be notified before puppy/dog is sold or given away.
5. This contract is void if there are signs and/or markings from abuse and/or neglect.
Upon VERIFICATION from our licensed veterinarian of a genetic defect with your dog/puppy, the said forth dog/puppy must be returned to us here at Artic Wonder for your choice of a puppy from a current or future litter.
If Full Registration is given, NO breeding rights/full registraion is to be given for any puppy from any litter produced with said dog, without written permission from ArticWonder.
Litter dam _______________________________ Puppy's registration#_______________
Full registration given ________
Limited registration given ________
Litter sire ________________________________
Litter Date of birth ________________________
New owner signature __________________________ Date ________________________
Artic Wonder signature _________________________ Date ________________________