Is there anything cuter than husky babies? (in this case, Malamutes)
Northern peoples have bred dogs for 3 primary purposes - herding, assisting hunters, and for pulling sleds and other conveyances. While Northern hunting
dogs, most of which originated in Europe, are still commonly working in their intended duties, and herding dogs are still working in many areas, sled dogs are mainly seen now in
recreational roles rather than utilitarian ones.
Although the use of sled dogs has dropped dramatically due to the widespread adoption of snowmobiles for winter travel,
the days when dogsledding was a way of life are still fondly remembered by many Northerners.
The sites below offer a vast array of information on dogs ranging from the huge Alaskan Malamute sled dogs to the tiny but muscular herder known as the