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

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

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

Introducing “M”

We have another exciting new addition to the kennel. Let us introduce you her. Meet “M”: Four years ago, Nacho was mated with good kennel friends’ girl Stoner, who now races on Pete Kaiser’s Iditarod Team. Today we welcome one of their offspring “M”. You may think M is an … Read More

Nomex Wins Dog Fan Club Draw #2

  Thank you all, again, for joining the Dog Fan Club. Congratulations to Jennifer Smith who has won today’s draw. Jennifer is a fan of a number of our dogs and Nomex’s name came out of the virtual hat! We will send Jennifer a winter neck gaiter with the SP … Read More

Waylon and Torch’s Excellent Adventure

Waylon and Torch have retired from SP Kennel! It is always a big decision for us to retire someone and especially someone as iconic as Waylon or with as much potential as Torch. Check out this story (click on red link) for some more information about dogs that have been … Read More

Training at Night

Now that the sun is taking a vacation from the Northern Hemisphere, we find that we are often training dogs in the darkness. Of course we use headlights and other artificial lightings. But, even more special than that, the moon is our friend. The moon was full just a few … Read More

We have snow!

Winter has recently settled in at the kennel with several inches of snow covering the ground. There are still some deep unfrozen puddles hiding under the white. Some team members do their best to tippy-toe around the water: Prata and Spark. And some team members don’t have a care in … Read More

Recent Retirees

The eagle-eyed among you will have noticed a few dogs missing from the Team Cards / Fan Club page so we thought we would get everyone up to date with all the recent retirees. (Click on the red links on their names to take you to stories we already have … Read More

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