Tag Archives: sled dog science

Students ask the best questions ~

Holiday break is over, students are headed back to school for the spring semester. And mushers are gearing up for some serious races. Here at Dew Claw that means the Copper Basin 300, Tustumena 200, and the 1000 mile Iditarod … Continue reading

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First Cold Snap: Shedding for Science & Keeping Warm.

Yup, first cold snap of the season. And for those of you not familiar with Alaskan’s perspective on the weather, we are talking about -40F and lower when we talk about cold snaps. Actually found this cute little blog post … Continue reading

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Top 10 reasons I LOVE my Dogs!!!

And this one goes out to all the working dogs! There are so many beautiful working sled dogs. The Alaskan Husky is my sled dog of choice. (read an interesting discussion of the breed here, and learn more about recent … 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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