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Happy, Healthy Dogs and Harness Selection

Posted on 23 November, 2017 at 0:05 Comments comments (1)


Though skijoring, kicksledding, scootering or any dog powered activity, you and your dog develop a close, trusting relationship because of the amount of time you spend together. You are striving hard to work as a team, and through exercise releasing endorphins. The love of the trail only serves to strengthen your bond.

The goal is a happy, healthy, highly motivated team.

Throughout this blog are many tips and ideas exploring how to keep your dog happy, healthy and ...

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Avoiding Injury in the Pulling Dog

Posted on 23 November, 2017 at 0:00 Comments comments (0)

Avoiding Injury in the Pulling Dog

All athletes are prone to injuries and pulling dogs are sadly, no exception. As I write this, I sit here with a slipped disc myself, and a dog who is recovering from a sprained knee. This article is a good place to start with thinking about preventing injuries in your dog. Injuries can sneak up over a longer period of time, or happen fairly suddenly.

If you are new to dog powered sports, start out with a good book. Click h...

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Why you should take up Skijoring (CBC Story)

Posted on 23 November, 2017 at 0:00 Comments comments (0)

We had a blast with the crew from CBC's Now or Never! Check out the link here. 

Line Out Video

Posted on 18 November, 2017 at 19:50 Comments comments (0)

Straight up the most requested video! Here it is, how to Teach Line Out, by our friend Stephanie! 


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How to Teach Line Out

Posted on 10 December, 2016 at 9:35 Comments comments (1)

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 Line Out. It’s kind of a big deal. Often times people are so focused on GOING, flying off down the trail, in our rush to get there, we forget how to get there. Doesn’t make sense does it? Neither does skipping the “Line Out” command with your dog.

 A properly trained “Line Out” means your dog, in harness, will walk to the end of the gangline and wai...

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The AbC's of Skijoring

Posted on 4 November, 2016 at 0:45 Comments comments (0)

The ABC's of Skijoring

 

A- A is for the Adventures you will share with your dog!

B- B is for Booties! Bootie up for your dog's feet, and avoid ripped, torn and worn pads. (For more bootie tips, check this article on Petguide.com)

C – C is for Climate. B...

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