Monthly Archives: February 2009

Roo home from Serum Run; Ilana doing well

Roo got an airplane ride home today, and is back in the dog yard. She wasn’t pulling or eating, but immediately had high spirits upon being reunited with her pals at the StinkyPlace. Meanwhile, Ilana and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Serum Run is underway!

Please visit to follow Ilana’s progress in this amazing 760+ mile sled dog journey from Nenana to Nome Alaska. It follows the original 1925 Iditarod trail when serum was transported in an incredible 5.5 days overland, using relays of … Continue reading

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Magic didn’t have bloat

Bloat in dogs is a major health risk, especially for older and larger dogs. It often happens after eating a lot rapidly, and exercising, but exact causes are not well known. The other night, Magic showed the classic signs of … Continue reading

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Longer days are here!

We’re rapidly approaching the spring equinox, when days are the same length around the world. That’s the first day of spring, and close to the end of the Two Rivers mushing season. It’s always amazing how quickly snow melts (and … Continue reading

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