Sled Dog Tips

Quality Dog Food Lessens Stool Size

by Sleddoggin Staff March 10, 2012

Feeding quality dog food (with higher fat and┬áprotein┬áconcentrations), is essential for all working dogs. One added advantage to feeding a higher quality diet is that you’ll notice your dog’s stool sizes and frequency will dramatically decrease. Not only will they be healthier, but their systems have been built for thousands of years, to extract all [...]

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Toilet Brush Trick

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Dana Day Use a toilet brush to clean your dog bowls! Please buy a NEW brush. After using the brush we always put it into a bucket of water with a tad of bleach.

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Cable Cutters

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Christian Hollingsworth If you are using cable ganglines, be sure that you always have a pair of cable cutters with you at all times. If the cable line gets rapped around a dog, you will be glad you have the cutters to get the dog out of a tight place. Same thing goes with [...]

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Kittie Sled

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Kristen Crain A good way to feed is to have a regular plastic kiddie sled to haul around your buckets in. Take a piece of plywood and cut it down to fit on top of the sled. Then cut two holes just big enough for a 5 gallon bucket. You can attach it to [...]

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Fly-B-Gone

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Barb Schaefer If you are seeing a problem with flies attacking your poor sled dog’s ears, you can place a single drop of anti-flea medication on each ear. This will cause the flys to not bother your dog anymore; even though this little trick isn’t advertised on the anti-flea and tick medication packaging.

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Mint Border

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Christian Hollingsworth To help make your kennel prettier, less smelly, and to eliminate some bugs, plant mint around the border of your kennel. I planted a border of mint around my kennel, and I think it has been one of the best choices I have ever made!

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