Monthly Archives: December 2016

How to pass a dog team on the trail

Dog teams consist of living creatures, and they can sometimes behave unpredictably during on-trail encounters. The experience level of the dogs and the musher cannot be gauged when you first see them on the trail, so the safest approach is … Continue reading

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Meet Zeus #2 (aka Moose)

This is Zeus. We just adopted him from SHARP. We already have a Zeus, so we’re thinking of naming him Moose,or Oaf.  He’s a very big dog! I just took new Zeus 7 mile run and he ran in wheel … Continue reading

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Success! Well Sort of.

With the Stinkers recovering from the porcupine incident, it’s slim pickings for leaders. Stella and Phanty, our leaders this year, are still recovering. We’ve tried putting Wayne and Siren in lead, but they don’t know their gees (turn right) and … Continue reading

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Porcupined!

You might remember from a prior posting that there is quite a lot of wildlife in the woods near our house. On December 12, we encountered a critter we hadn’t seen before: a porcupine. The stinkers were on the first … Continue reading

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