Monthly Archives: November 2009

Training really little pups

I described our early puppy socialization practices in an earlier post (Let working dogs work: Can I pet your dog?).  Here’s a video clip showing that early socialization.  These pups are not quite 24 hours old, but they’re old enough … Continue reading

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Early season mushing update

We’re only a few weeks into the mushing season.  It’s never been this good.  Due to family/medical reasons, the dogs didn’t get much fall training.  It was enough to shake the cob webs off, but the dogs weren’t getting many … Continue reading

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Let working dogs work Part 6: Half load of wood

I often talk about hauling wood with my dogs.  I cut some wood Saturday and returned with a half load when I decided to shoot this video clip.  This wood is very important for our family right now.  Our wood … Continue reading

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Blog updates

I’ve begun developing the “Meet our Family” and “Meet our Working Dogs” pages on the blog.  Just click on the tabs at the top.  The dog section begins with a video introduction of Lucky.  The family section has a brief … Continue reading

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Belleques go sledding

The kids wanted to break out the sleds as soon as snow started falling last week.  We all went sledding on the trail behind our house today.  It is my mushing access trail to the flats.  This is my first … Continue reading

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Bunny

Last night Jake, Alethia and I set two rabbit snares on a rabbit trail 75 yards from our front door.   We checked them this morning before school.   First bunny of the season.  A good stew and part of … Continue reading

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Let working dogs work Part 5: Makin’ dog pot

What the heck is “dog pot”?  I’ll show you.   The cooker is made from a single 55 gallon drum.  The drum is cut with a third of it on bottom serving as the burner section.  The other piece of … Continue reading

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