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A Siberian Laika sled dog lay asleep in the early morning covered by the night?s snowfall.  The working dogs of the Chukchi are left outside even in the fiercest winter conditions, though sometimes hunters make windproofed shelters to help protect them from the bitterest cold.  In general they are fed a kilo of meat, usually whale, walrus or seal, once a day. Dogs are still commonly used for transport and hunting because of the cost and scarcity of petrol in these far-flung villages. Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia, April 2007..

A Siberian Laika sled dog lay asleep in the early morning covered by the night?s snowfall. The working dogs of the Chukchi are left outside even in the fiercest winter conditions, though sometimes hunters make windproofed shelters to help protect them from the bitterest cold. In general they are fed a kilo of meat, usually whale, walrus or seal, once a day. Dogs are still commonly used for transport and hunting because of the cost and scarcity of petrol in these far-flung villages. Chukotka...
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