Dirty Dog – Dog Grooming

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Dog grooming is one of your dog’s basic needs and an important part of dog ownership. Just like people, dogs need physical maintenance to look and feel their best. Fortunately, dogs do not need to bathe as often as people, but you do need to learn how much grooming your dog actually needs and keep it on a schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Dog boarding in Dallas

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You have to leave your dog at home while you take a cruise in the Caribbean; no dogs on shipboard. You’re going camping in a state park, and dogs are not permitted.  You’re visiting relatives, and Aunt Millie is allergic to dogs. Read the rest of this entry »

How many Eskimo words for ‘snow’? Maybe more than you think

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Anthropologist Franz Boas didn’t mean to spark a century-long argument. Traveling through the icy wastes of Baffin Island in northern Canada during the 1880s, Boas simply wanted to study the life of the local Inuit people, joining their sleigh rides, trading caribou skins and learning their folklore. Read the rest of this entry »

Lessons learned in second Iditarod for Kelly Maixner

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Kelly Maixner finished the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 11 days and one hour. His time was five hours slower than last year, his rookie effort in what many consider to be the last great race on Earth. Read the rest of this entry »

Changes afoot for re-born sled dog operation

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Four months after Outdoor Adventures Whistler (OAW) handed off its dog sledding operations to the newly-established Whistler Sled Dog Company the upstart is getting ready to wrap up its first season of operations and make a few changes to how things are done. Read the rest of this entry »

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Iditarod Veteran Will Start Sled Dog Racing Season

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The dogs barking is the first sound you hear. And then you see Chad Schouweiler and his sled. Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Dogs: Living with Huskies as Pet Dogs , book review

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Think of the Iditarod sled race across Alaska in the bitter cold, with only the sled racer and his dog team to keep him warm. But Huskies are bred for much more than that! Winter Dogs explains the complex relationship between humans and huskies. Read the rest of this entry »

Popular Sled Dog Race In Jeopardy

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It’s less than a month until Mushers from all over the world come to Duluth for the John Beargrease Dog sled race.

They will face more than 400 miles of hills and trees and lots of cold winter nights. Read the rest of this entry »

New sled dog race will run from Unalakleet to Nome

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You can add another sled dog race that will go along Alaska’s western coast. Read the rest of this entry »

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Six former champs in field for 2012 Iditarod

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Musher John Baker blazed from Anchorage to Nome in record time in the 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and will be back to defend his crown in March. Read the rest of this entry »

Baker will return to defend Iditarod title

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After 16 years of losses, John Baker was solely focused on winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race. Read the rest of this entry »

An Alaskan to Manage the 2012 Yukon Quest

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The 2012 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race has found a new Race Manager in the name of long-time Yukon Quest supporter, Josh Horst. Read the rest of this entry »

2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Teams

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Forty seven teams from all around Alaska have been announced as the official participants of the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, marked as “The Last Great Race on Earth.” Read the rest of this entry »

Stage Stop Looking for More Teams

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Applications for the 2012 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) are now accepted and will be limited to 25 teams only. Read the rest of this entry »

Missing Alaska sled dog musher turns up alive, safe

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An Alaska sled dog musher who had been missing since the Memorial Day weekend has been located alive and safe, the Alaska State Troopers said Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Expert dog racer missing for over a week vanished leaving washing, cell phone and her beloved animals behind

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Fears are growing for an experienced dog racer who has been missing for over a week – leaving her beloved animals behind. Read the rest of this entry »

K300 announces new manager

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Nina Schwinghammer has been hired to be the new race manager for the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. She is currently in Bethel receiving on the job training from previous race manager Casie Stockdale. Read the rest of this entry »

Sled dogs are the honored pets this weekend at Pet Food Express

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Weekend adoptions at Pet Food Express will have a decidedly arctic-like flavor this Sunday May 22, when Northern California Sled Dog Rescue Read the rest of this entry »

Dog digs its way into Fairbanks animal shelter

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A bizarre break-in occurred at the borough animal shelter early Wednesday morning, and the perp stayed on. Read the rest of this entry »

Long a top contender, Baker finally wins the Iditarod

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Kotzebue musher sets race record in first victory.
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