Photo of the Day

May 1, 2018

Man's Best Friend

Kirill Dubkov is a former bodybuilding champion living in Minsk, Belarus. Now, his energy is focused on breeding Alaskan malamutes. "Kirill says that this new pastime of his is not different from going to the gym to meet his own needs," says Your Shot photographer Anton Dotsenko. "It is the source of happiness and enjoyment." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Anton Dotsenko, National Geographic Your Shot
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