When you've got a big dog you do worry about how they will go when meeting strangers. Will he roll on his back and pester them for belly-scratches? You betcha.
Munson meets Rusty, who has just found a new home from pet rescue. This is his first day at the park, with Munson more than willing to cavort
Today we met a new mal in Sydney Park! Seven is a six-month old female, with very similar colouring and body-markings to Munson, although she does have a distinct mask. Despite the dangers of a March-January romance, Munson prostrated himself before her, and they played very gently with each other.
I think this is the first time that he's really played with another malamute since he came to my home. It's sad that there are so many malamutes in the area that spend their lives locked up in backyards, possibly walked without any interaction with other dogs.