Yukon Quest gets new marshal

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The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race is switching race marshals. Read the rest of this entry »

Iditarod entries surge over 100

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Entrants in the 36th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race surged past 100 Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Seaveys gearing up for winter’s sled-dog races

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Since the end of September, an eerie silence has settled over the woods in the Old Exit Glacier neighborhood outside Seward . Read the rest of this entry »

The Humane Society of the Black Hills

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…is caring for 24 neglected dogs that were rescued from a property near the Rapid City Airport on Nov. 21. Read the rest of this entry »

Man charged with assault, inhumane treatment of dogs

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The Rapid City man accused of starving and abusing two dozen Alaskan malamute dogs found Wednesday was officially charged Monday when he made his initial appearance in court. Read the rest of this entry »

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Federal diabetes education grant pays mushers’ entry fees

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A diabetes education program in Bethel will pay the entry fees for local mushers competing in dogsled races this winter. The Diabetes Program of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. has set aside about $25,000 for the new partnership with the local dogsled racing nonprofit organization, in the hope it will spread an encouraging message about eating well and exercising regularly. Read the rest of this entry »

In Tuluksak, students team with sled dogs

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Every afternoon, a group of 15 middle-school students in Tuluksak meets for class outside the school walls, especially after the snow falls. Read the rest of this entry »

Sled dog race helps Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Mike Schwandt’s three rambunctious dogs won’t let him forget that he has several children to help this December. Read the rest of this entry »

Byrd negotiates delicate balancing act

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Most competitive dog mushers are accustomed to the juggling act that includes working to pay the bills and everyday sled-dog maintenance. But for Amanda Byrd, her life is more than a juggling act, it’s a three-ring circus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hong Kong destroys 30 dogs a day amid craze for trendy pets

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More than 30 unwanted dogs a day are being destroyed in Hong Kong amid a craze for expensive pedigree pets in the former British colony, animal welfare groups said Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dog Sled Driver’s Ice-Cool Ambition

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A TRAINEE Marine is to spend months in a -40C wilderness to beat the world at dog sled racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Rescued dogs doing well; charges filed

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The two-dozen starving Alaskan malamutes rescued Wednesday from a kennel southeast of Rapid City Regional Airport have responded well to a change in environment, the executive director of Humane Society of the Black Hills said Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Local resident takes third place in dog race

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Park County resident Dick Nichols wasn’t always into dog sledding, but now he finds himself engrossed in the sport throughout the winter season. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ghost Ship of the Arctic

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I found this fun short article at ezinearticles.com. As the site allows for the reproduction of articles by blogs and other websites, I am going to go ahead and reprint it here. The article is by Debra Cruz. Read the rest of this entry »

Mush!

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It will be wheels instead of runners under the drivers at the first competition of the New England Sled Dog Club season in Hill on Dec. 1-2. Read the rest of this entry »

Sled dogs don’t need snow to race

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Mushers compete in dryland events at BIR. Read the rest of this entry »

Sled dogs

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Sled dogs are a grouping of dogs that are applied to pull a vehicle that has no wheels but sets upon on runners across terrains of ice and snow. Read the rest of this entry »

Old dog can learn new tricks

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Trainers say it’s never too late to get dogs in class Read the rest of this entry »

Hybrid wolf dogs to live out lives at a sanctuary

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Four wolf hybrid dogs in jeopardy of losing their lives have been saved this Thanksgiving holiday, thanks to one good Samaritan. Read the rest of this entry »

Seven affordable winter adventures for all types of travelers

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Winter isn’t just a good time to plan next spring and summer’s adventures, it’s also a great time to get outdoors and try a whole other set of activities. Read the rest of this entry »

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