View from a Drone

Yes. We had a drone at SP Kennel. We would like to get some more footage while we are out on the trails but we might need to practice a bit more. And oh yea… Mother Nature needs to cooperate. But this first attempt at flying a drone around the … Read More

Spark Wins Dog Fan Club Draw

Congratulations to Susan P and Spark who have won this week’s Dog Fan Club draw! Spark-do-da is one of a kind. He is always ready to please. He loves people, dogs… anyone! When he’s not too busy wagging his tail he is leading the team down the trail. Spark is an extremely … Read More

Comfort Inn Ship Creek Anchorage

Aliy, Allen and the entire SP Kennel Crew are excited to stay at The Hotel Group’s downtown Anchorage property: Comfort Inn Ship Creek. We have booked our accommodations for several nights prior to the March 4th 2018 Iditarod restart. This hotel will be perfect for the dogs as it is … Read More

Another Great Sunset

I couldn’t pass up another opportunity for a sunset video. I mean… oh my goodness! Sunsets in Interior Alaska are top notch this year. Let me know if you are getting sick and tired of sunsets and I’ll stop recording them.

SPK Puppy Update

The threesome are getting bigger. Razz, Cloud and Peach are now 16 and 13 weeks, respectively. They are living outdoors now and rotate through several different kennel pens. Their afternoon ‘Play Pen’ is just off the side of the garage. Quito often visits them and likes to play and cuddle. … Read More

Frosted Beef Brownie Bites

Have you ever been to a fine bakery and stared at the display case with a cup of steaming coffee in hand pondering your tasty selection? Well, here at SPK we like to have our dogs experience the same feeling every so often. Thanks to Jeff, Chris and Padee we … Read More

Sunset Denali View

This time of year, we truck the dog team up to the BLM White Mountains National Recreation Area  in order to condition them (and us) on long, hilly runs. We also do this to practice packing all of our gear: harnesses, lines, sleds, mittens, etc. Sometimes we remember it all … Read More

Bruno Wins Thanksgiving Dog Fan Club Draw

We are so thankful for our supporters and fans, and that you love our dogs so much. Congratulations to Brenda Dias who has won our Thanksgiving Dog Fan Club Draw. Brenda is a fan of BRUNO! “Treasure, that is what you are…” Bruno is a real treasure and is shaping up … Read More

Thankful for so much!

Our family, our friends, our fur family, our life and the SNOW! Here is a gorgeous video from the snowy BLM White Mountains National Recreation Area just north of Two Rivers. WoHoo!

Family Mushing

Dog mushing is fantastic but when you can involve your family it’s even better. You never know who will show up on the weekends at SP Kennel. Allen’s daughter, Bridgett, ran a dog team 28 miles on Saturday and Kaz and Sam, Aliy’s sister and nephew, ran two teams on … Read More

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