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How much of the Iditarod race do the mushers spend running, rather than riding on the sled?

by Sleddoggin Staff April 18, 2012

Question by Katey C: How much of the Iditarod race do the mushers spend running, rather than riding on the sled? Obviously the mushers cannot spend the entire race riding that sled, as the dogs would get worn out more quickley. On average how long do the mushers spend running during the Iditarod race? Best [...]

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Dog Behavior Training – How Much Does Professional Dog Training Cost?

by Sleddoggin Staff April 8, 2012

by airwaves1 Article by johan cenna Technically, there is a change between a training log and then a training journal. Information entered in a training log is just basic details about training times, dates, together with exercises. A training diary contains other information, like the way you were feeling that morning; the way the pet [...]

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Which breed of dog is best for dog sledding and how much do dogs cost?

by Sleddoggin Staff March 1, 2012

by Hades Bane Question by Peter S: Which breed of dog is best for dog sledding and how much do dogs cost? My friend cannot stop talking about the Iditarod which starts soon, but he knows very little about dog sledding, I guess he just finished a book and knows all these crazy stories. I [...]

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How much should one sled dog pull?

by Sleddoggin Staff March 29, 2011

Question by : How much should one sled dog pull? I’m starting to train my male Siberian Husky to pull a sled, been working on basic commands for now. Next I will be hooking him up to some weight to further the training. However I’ve been researching and can’t seem to find how much weight [...]

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How much weight could a sled dog pull and for how long?

by Sleddoggin Staff March 3, 2011

Question by : How much weight could a sled dog pull and for how long? In this case I am wondering about a Greenland Dog or one of the similar sled dog breeds, fully grown. For an endurance sled pull of say 2 weeks how much weight could each dog pull for a 6-8 hour [...]

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