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Issue: 2017-12-20, PHOTO: Jackie Taylor

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Yukon Dog Culture

Last fall, my little pup team and I had grand plans of conquering the short skijoring racing circuit this winter. You know what they say about best laid plans, though. Without any lead dogs, it was tough to train these guys. Thanks to my helpful... Read more

Yukon Winter

The Dog Powered Sports Association of Yukon (DPSAY) has the winter season planned out, including a few new events. The organization started in the early winter of 2008 with the goal of promoting dog powered sports and providing a regular race series Read more

Yukon Winter

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Nov15 Archery to Zumba

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... Read more

Yukon Winter

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 Read more

Yukon Winter

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." Read more

Yukon Active

For the first time in at least a decade, mid-distance dog races are back, with the Road Runner 100. It starts in Shipyards Park at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27. "Mushers and skijorers have been asking for this type of race for years now," says Jona Read more

Yukon Winter

Skijouring is a fabulous outdoor winter activity for you and your dog. You both benefit from great exercise, a lot of fresh air and spending time together. Putting the harness on your dog is the first step. It slips over the head, one paw through th Read more

Yukon Winter