“It doesn’t matter what it looks like,” he said [of the breed]. “It just matters that it runs fast, pulls hard and can survive in brutal climates. To me the Alaskan husky is the most amazing domesticated animal there is. Anything that can run 150 miles in a single day, nine days in a row and just live on raw meat and water is pretty impressive.”
From Greg Breining’s New York Times piece about a doglsedding in Montana.