Skijouring

Red Lantern Pups

The first time out with my new 6-dog team was amazing; everyone acted like they knew exactly what they were doing.

Skiing: Just You and Your Dog

Skijouring is a fabulous winter activity for you and your dog. You both benefit from great exercise, fresh air and spending time together.

Skis and Sleds Hit the Road

Mid-distance dog races are back, with the Road Runner 100. “Mushers and skijorers have been asking for this type of race for years now,”

Club Welcomes Beginner Dogs and People to Races

Whether you have a poodle, a retired sled dog, or a dog in race form, the Dog Powered Sports Association (DPSA) of the Yukon has an event for you. The association runs events year-round and provides dogs -— and their owners — lots of opportunities for exercise, skill-improvement and socializing. In the summer, the Hot …

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The Skijorer’s Lament

Spring is a time of confusion for skijorers. The words “yes, but” are used more and more often as the days progress. “Isn’t the heat just wonderful?” gushes a spring enthusiast. “Yes, but,” answers the skijorer, “it’s too warm for the dogs.” “Doesn’t the sun feel so good?” enthuses another. “Yes, but,” says the skijorer …

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A dog musher’s dream

Brian Wilmshurst has a dream – a big one. The Dawson City area dog musher is running the Yukon Quest, which is considered the toughest sled dog race in the world. The Quest starts this year in Fairbanks Alaska on February 4, 2012 and ends in Whitehorse, Yukon. Why would an easygoing dog man want …

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