Deep Breaths

Last year, I wrote that there was more to having sled dogs and running a kennel than broken hearts and tears following the loss of another beloved dog and constant trips to the vet. It is a statement I’d like to withdraw. Obviously, it’s not all heartache, emotional pain and worry. It can’t be, otherwise … More Deep Breaths

Goodbye Ruya

26 July 2017    11.00 am     58 F    Raining It is nearly 3 weeks since Ruya passed on.  She survived a hemangiosarcoma derived ruptured spleen just a few weeks earlier, thanks to amazing efforts from our vets and a blood transfusion. She recovered really well, but we knew there was a risk … More Goodbye Ruya

Go Out and Play

25 June 2017        3.30 PM         75F     Sunny It’s summer in Alaska. Right now, we’re in the middle of spell lasting several weeks where it doesn’t get dark. At all. It might be slightly murky for an hour or so, but it can be hard to tell … More Go Out and Play

Looking Back

4 May 2017       3.00PM       59 F    Cloudy As slowly as it arrived, our sledding season was also slow to depart. We could still run on sleds out of here until early April – without it being truly horrendous as it has been at the tail end of some … More Looking Back

Big Furry Rodents

19 April 2017        6.00 PM     51 F  Sunny Alaska is a great place to live. There are no snakes, no biting creepy crawlies – well excluding the one wee spider that isn’t even supposed to be that bad, no need to check your boots before you put them on in … More Big Furry Rodents