Gear Up The Dogs Launch!

Do you want to help us Gear Up The Dogs for the coming racing season? We often say that “it takes a village” to run a dog kennel but it also can take a thousand and one little parts to make the equation add up. How do we keep the … Read More

How are they Doing? New Year Dog Stats

The 3 yearlings from last summer: Gold, Prata and Bronze are healthy and happy. They have learned all about team work and focus. They were in steady Fall training into the beginning of winter. In mid November when the Adult Racers were bumped up in mileage training runs, these youngsters … Read More

It’s a new year!

Remember to celebrate the old and enjoy the new! On our last day of the year we went on a long training run starting just after noon. We traveled west of the kennel and then somewhat south. The sun set as we went along. GORGEOUS! Then we swung south of … Read More

SP Kennel Crew

Every year the SP Kennel human Family grows larger and larger. This season is no different. But we are also incredibly fortunate that most of the folks who have been an important part of Aliy, Allen and the dogs’ lives are still in contact with us today. Ryne, Spencer and … Read More

Waiting for Santa

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at SP Kennel! Photo by Jeanne Schnackenberg

Winter Solstice!

Winter Solstice!! The next time the sun rises we will have a longer day.

Iditarod Hotel Reservations

While Aliy and Allen were in Anchorage last week they were able to book their rooms for Iditarod with Comfort Inn Ship Creek. This dog friendly (and people friendly) hotel is excited about partnering with SP Kennel for the busy race week. SP Kennel handling crew will have the dogs’ … Read More

Anchorage School Presentations

For years, our good friend and sponsor Bob Huston (this time of year he is also known as: Santa Bob) has supported North Star Elementary and Russian Jack Elementary Schools. This year he asked Aliy and Allen to come help him educate and entertain. The North Star presentation was only … Read More

Up Close and Personal

Two twelve dog teams went out from the kennel on a training run yesterday afternoon. It was a gorgeous day to enjoy with 24 SP Kennel dogs running through the local Two Rivers forests and marshes. If you have a hard time picturing this moment… here, let us help you. … Read More

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

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