Dogs are known for having a tremendous sense of smell, but it’s still impressive when you see that talent in action.
Emma-Leigh and Shane Matthews of Cumbria, England, share their home with three pets; Phil and Niko are both gigantic Alaskan malamute fluff-balls, and Milo is an equally fluffy cat. Emma-Leigh and Shane both adore their pets so much they even included Phil and Niko in their wedding ceremony.
These two adorable canines have their own social media sites, and each day hundreds of thousands of fans flock to the “Life With Malamutes” pages for a glimpse into their daily lives. In one popular video, we get a sense of just how keen these dogs’ noses really are when Emma-Leigh’s mother is visiting.
The dogs come home and trot into their living room, but the second they walk in you can see that they’re sniffing something out. They begin excitedly smelling the air, getting those snouts into every nook and cranny they can find. You can see the wheels turning in their heads!
“Where is grandma?” Emma-Leigh asks them as they root around the living area. When she finally opens the door and suggests they go search upstairs it’s only a matter of time before one of them finds the elusive source of the aroma. Grandma is relaxing on a guest bed when the first dog finds her and smothers her in kisses.
As grandma giggles uncontrollably the two gigantic dogs crawl on top of her. They seem to absolutely love her, or perhaps that’s just how they treat everybody? They are pretty sweet guys, after all!
The video has been viewed over 3 million times to date, and every time we watch it gets funnier! Niko and Phil are such characters it makes us want to rush out and get a Malamute of our own. Then we remember how much they shed… and maybe we’ll just enjoy watching Emma-Leigh and Shane’s dogs instead!
Watch Niko and Phil on a search and snuggle mission with Grandma in the video below, and be sure to share.