We have two yorkshire terriers and are getting an eight week Alaskan Malamute in June…

We have two yorkshire terriers and are getting an eight week Alaskan Malamute in June. We have done research on the Malamute but my husband saw an article that said be prepared for the Malamute to attack and kill your small pets – true??

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PK Dennis
5 years ago

Dr. Krista is right on the mark with her answer.  Since you are starting with an 8 week old pup your training and oversight are the key factors to raising a happy, safe, pack.  I suggest you find a puppy kindergarten training class and start working with a trainer as soon as your pup is old enough to be allowed in the class (some classes won’t accept puppies until they are 14 weeks old).  This will help you understand how to modify your pup’s behavior, and that of your older dogs too.  It will really get things off on the… Read more »