Balto's dad says: Balto was born in Frossasco, Turin (Italy) on 11 September 2006, but he lives in Grugliasco, Turin (Italy). Fox is the name of his father and Syria is his mother. Balto is the first dog for us and is very beautiful. In two weeks he grew 1.8 kg. Balto is very lively, usually at night. His best friend is a dog ball that he likes to destroy with his teeth, as well as our house furniture. He his very loving with us and our shoelaces. Baltoâ€™s preferred hobbies are eating, sleeping, and running. We love him. If you read Italian, you can read all about Balto's adventures at his blog. If you don't read Italian, you can look at more pictures of this adorable cucciolo.