Trip season has started ! the huskies are ready to run, the snow is good, the temps are plenty cold, trails are nipped and cleared, the dogs are all with the right new name … let the fun begin. Our first group was a wonderful three generations of the Braley family from Washington DC and MN who were hearty and great with the dogs. They had a fun time getting our dog location board all set up with the dogs in the right place and did it from memory. And they brought milk bones and kongs. Many thanks to Bobbi, Craig and David who came and helped us with the trip. And it was during this time, Dec 28 when the little Lena puppy boy was born. He is doing well and so is mom.
It is not surprising he is white, as his mother and grandmother Olga are too. He reminds me of a lot of really nice white dogs I have known starting with Hildur and Petra’s father Toivo. Then there was Moon, Polar Bear, Kuu (Finnish for moon)…. he is following in some pretty big paws.
Our second group included our first guest originally from the Netherlands. What fun to hear all the stories about her life there and cabin husky Lydia will miss her dearly as she basked in the attention and petting she got.
Trondheim spent some nice time in the cabin with me around Christmas as he had a tumor successfully removed and was neutered. For a really big husky who runs and pulls very hard, he sure acclimated well to the couch. It has been fun to start putting the youngsters into the teams; they are all doing well however Monk really seems to relish being able to pull. And I can just tell with the wonderful snow we have now that the dogs seem very happy. Everyone really is pulling well.
We do have a couple trips with openings – Jan 12-14 and Feb 16-19 if you would like to come and join in on the fun. We can use a little peace and sanity and grounding and caring in this world and dogs and nature, I have found, are a good source. I am beyond lucky to have so many dogs and live kind of in the middle of the woods.
Still have Calendars Available = Husky and Outdoor Loving Women go natural for the benefit of the huskies vet fund. $25. includes P & H