Category: Dogs

Husky stuff

Lot’s of people get a Siberian and suddenly complain about having holes dug in the yard. That is what you get when you buy on looks and don’t do your research of the proposed breed you want. Huskies dig, they dig a lot. If… Continue Reading “Husky stuff”

Run #27

It seems like this team is becoming creatures of the night. Running at night, although nerve-wracking, for those who have never done it before. Running at night does have benefits. The benefits in the urban environment are the lack of “People.” I don’t mind… Continue Reading “Run #27”

Run #25

1.94 Miles. Music by CCR “Born on the Bayou.”

Ivan Update

7 months old. 57.5 lbs. and 24″ at the shoulder. To date, Ivan has 24 runs in harness. Only one run longer than 1.5 miles. The point is to get him trained without overtaxing his growing body. He also gets a 1.5-mile walk on… Continue Reading “Ivan Update”

seppala book

It’s been a while since I plugged the book I co-wrote with Dr. Doug Willet. It covers more of the history of these dogs post Poland Spring and the original dogs that started the line. The E Version is cheaper but you’ll miss the… Continue Reading “seppala book”

Why do my Huskies Bake in the Sun?

For a couple of years, I wondered why my Siberians chose to lay out in the sun and bake. I’m talking summer in Virginia! Dogs that laugh and play at -30F laying out in the sun baking themselves. I had to drag them in… Continue Reading “Why do my Huskies Bake in the Sun?”

Dog Trike

Here is what the modified recumbent bike looks like. Big Cooper and Little Nikki provide the power. This design was made for the urban environment. The tow-bar does a couple of things as opposed to using ropes or lines. One is I have more… Continue Reading “Dog Trike”

dusk to dark run

Just another training run for Cooper and Ivan. Music by: Hall & Oats.

how to win the Iditarod

I typically like to write my own posts. Once in a while something shows up that is so good I feel I need to share it. This is a long post by a member of mushing royalty (Mitch Seavey.) It may not be for… Continue Reading “how to win the Iditarod”

Ivan the big

From 8 weeks(photo 1) to 7.5 months old (photo 2.) 57lbs. and still growing.

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