Category Archives: Q&A

This year’s letter to students~

At Dew Claw we love that so many teachers are using Mushing, Alaska, and the Iditarod to inspire and engage students in the classroom. One of the more popular projects is to write letters to mushers, and every year we … Continue reading

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Fantasitc Plastic & the McGrath checkpoint~

Great News, the McGrath checkpoint has been sponsored by Team Dew Claw members, Robert & Jolene Parsons. MUSH THANKS! In talking with them about the race preparations I was telling them their sponsorship right now would be a great help … Continue reading

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Y’all want to know, so lets just talk about it…

“Where are your retired dogs?” They ask after seeing the puppies, they ask dropping the tone of their voice, they ask because they care about dogs. I get it. Lately we have had a series of guests to the kennel, … Continue reading

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The Joys of the Runner’s High ~

¬†Or why you should Run Like A Dog Ah the runner’s high, the wonderful reward earned when one runs enough to change the chemical balance in their brains and trigger the pleasure/reward center, thus giving the runner feelings of happiness … Continue reading

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Flashbacks and Closure

This is a blog I have been meaning to write for some time now… But life has conspired to keep me from the keyboard. Spring is a strange time for me. First the mud and bleakness of break up, a … Continue reading

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Hitting the Trail

But while I am am gone here are a few places you can follow the Iditarod online: http://iditarod.com/ The official Iditarod website. Here is the Race News Center for the 2012 Iditarod. They also have a subscription service to the … Continue reading

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