Malamute with cancer gets one last romp in the snow


When Balian the Alaskan malamute's family learned that his cancer had spread this summer, they feared he might never see another snow, so they started exploring options such as traveling and working with companies that provide snow for movie sets. Neither of those possibilities worked out, but they found a solution by working with a nearby arena that shaves its ice rink each week, and Balian was able to enjoy one last romp in the cold before his death.

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