Huskies and sled dogs have a long, eventful history dating back thousands of years. Known for their strength, endurance, intelligence, and lovable nature, huskies have been an integral part of Finland’s culture. Initially thought to have been introduced to Finland for racing, the huskies’ role quickly evolved to transporting goods and even herding livestock. This breed of dog is built for the cold with a double coat to keep them warm, making them an ideal dog to have around in the cold Finnish winters. Today, visitors can take a dog sled ride through the Finnish countryside during the winter and learn more about the history of huskies in Finland. You can even play with the puppies and learn about the training process to become a proper sled dog.