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Christian Husband Father Dog Musher

Log Dogs

The pups are learning their lot in life.  With more snow wood hauling has become safer and effort is increasing.  The key with young dogs is to keep their enthusiasm up.  They are learning how to work, but not working … Continue reading

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Wise musher.

As the dogs get stronger the bare ground becomes more difficult to travel.  The dogs run hard and the sled violently lurches about.  I feel like a pinball out there and today we just about tilted the machine. Pups graduated … Continue reading

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Litter evaluation

All the Juliet/Silver pups have been in harness and these are my impressions: Yanna is a little black blur.  She took off straight out of the yard and only looked back once or twice.  I’ve seen other pups with good … Continue reading

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Finally!

Pulled out the sled, hitched up eight dogs and took off across the tundra today.  We don’t have much snow, but the ground is rock hard.  Travel is rough but safe and the dogs were awesome.  Felt good to be … Continue reading

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Walk on the tundra

I’ve heard about “Free Running” dogs for a while.  It’s nothing more than taking a bunch of dogs on a walk.  Puppies always get to romp about when they are young, but get most of their exercise in harness when … Continue reading

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Mid-life crisis

It could be a mid-life crisis, but I’m only 36.  Think I get to enjoy that later.  Whatever the reason, I’ve made some big changes.  Quit my job, commercial fished all summer, started an organic farm and can’t wait for … Continue reading

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A few photos on a frosty day

         

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