Eventually it gets cool enough to start running again. Now at 14 months old, Ivan can run as much as I want him to. Starting out slow is always a good idea.
Thanks to the heat we haven’t had any run time for a couple of months. It cooled off enough for a short run. Not much, but it was what we all needed. One year old and Ivan has a hundred miles in harness. No… Continue Reading “100 Miles”
Project Ivan (left): He will be 11 months old next week. To date has 84 miles pulling the trike. 55 runs on an average of 1.5 miles each. Done to bring him up slowly as he grows. Now at 63 pounds, he’s a missile.… Continue Reading “Project Ivan”
“Tonight’s run in the rain. Cooper and Ivan pulling a combined deadweight of me and the bike 250lbs. Top speed, 20.7 Mph. The average speed of 9.0 Mph. Baby they were born to run.” If a Siberian Husky has a major fault it is… Continue Reading “So, You think you want a Husky? Part – II:”
Ivan turned 10 months old today. We celebrated with a run on the bike. Now at 60 lbs. and 25” tall at the shoulder he is reaching whatever his DNA has planned for him in size. He crossed 80 miles total in harness today.… Continue Reading “5/21/21”
This year so far my kennel partner in Maine has had her dogs win four International Championships in the show ring. I’m not of the “Show” mentality, but in this case these are actual working dogs that pulled a sled over 1500 miles this… Continue Reading “The Kennel is doing well”
It’s been a while since Ivan committed a sin. The last time was the case of the missing whole frozen chicken I bought for them. This time it was a little more expensive. I was rushing around the other night, busy cooking supper after… Continue Reading “Ivan Tales: A Thief is Born”
Quick run last night with Cooper and Ivan. We did a mile in 6 minutes with two turn arounds and a poop incident. They were moving last night for sure.
Well, Ivan is now at 9 months and 60 lbs. Ivan is becoming a force of nature when he’s hooked up to something to pull. He can trot up to 9.5 mph and top speed so far is 21 mph. I might see if… Continue Reading “IVan Update”
I’m so fortunate and so are the dogs to have a great kennel partner in Maine. The purebred Siberian side of the house now has 7 Champion Siberians, 4 have made International champion status. Not only that they pull sleds and work like they… Continue Reading “What’s New?”