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For the dogs


If – as the modern Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race likes to claim – the event is “all about the dogs,” the time has come for The Last Great Race to harness technology to make the event easier on the dogs. 2,619 more words



Every February, usually around Valentine’s Day, the streets of downtown Marquette become a snowy highway for elite canine athlete’s.  The U.P. 200 is a sled dog race which spans 230 miles across Michigan’s upper peninsula.  649 more words


Event/Collection Feature: UP 200 race and records

As many of you may know, the annual UP200 sled dog race occurred this past weekend! Nice job to all of the racers out there. Some of you may not know that the “UP 200” is a larger event encompassing more than just that sled dog race. 422 more words

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True friendships are those that endure regardless of circumstance or the passage of time.  When reconnected, they pick up where they left off with ease.  This is the type of relationship I have with Jen, my friend from vet tech school. 177 more words

Seavey cleared?

This is a developing story; it was last updated 7 p.m. on February 14

A crisis-management firm representing four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Dallas Seavey is claiming “definitive proof” that he did not dope his dogs last year based on the opinion of a University of New Orleans toxicologist. 1,914 more words


Representing the USA ...

This morning Noggin did a fine job representing TEAM USA (and sled dogs everywhere) at our presentation at Mt. Healthy Elementary in Columbus, Indiana. The big and beautiful flag as our backdrop put my Alaskan Husky in a very patriotic mood. 36 more words

Karen Land

OSPCA orders dog-sledding facility to improve care of animals after complaints surface

Ontario’s animal welfare organization says it has ordered a dog-sledding operation north of Toronto to provide insulated shelter, clean water, appropriate food and veterinary care to more than 100 dogs on site to improve the animals’ well-being. 136 more words