Monthly Archives: June 2011

$3000 later ~ Let the March Madness Begin!

And we are not talking about Basketball! But if your a friend of Dew Claw you already knew that. With some generosity from 2 women who I count as my very first supporters, and some new friends I was able … Continue reading

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Thank You Usibelli ~ and why I love Alaska

Had a wonderful visit the other day with a good friend and member of Team Dew Claw Bill Brophy, VP at Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. He was actually at the Quest office to deliver a sponsorship to the Yukon Quest … Continue reading

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Yes these are real sled dogs ~ they are Alaskan Huskies

I have a bone to pick with the folks at Disney. They need to stop hiring actors to play sled dogs in the movies. All too often visitors to the Yukon Quest office will comment “Oh they are so small” … Continue reading

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Dew Claw Kennel ~ the story behind the name

Why are we called Dew Claw Kennel? A common question with a simple answer. But leave it to me to make a short story long… Dan got his very fist Alaskan sled dog before he had even met me. At … Continue reading

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Update on Kindness of Strangers

Great good news, the missing musher Melanie Gould was found (after being gone for 11 days) ALIVE. There is still much unknown about this case. But quite frankly I have heard all I need to know: she is alive, she … Continue reading

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I have always depended on the kindness of strangers

Now please do not mistake my affinity with this quote and the iconic film scene where the fading and shaken Blanche DuBois, played by the beautiful and talented Vivien Leigh, utters those immortal words, as any indication that I feel … Continue reading

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