April 17, 2016
Facts About the Karafuto Ken (Sakhalin Husky)
What is a Sakhalin Husky?
The Sakhalin husky is a dog that was historically bred by the Nivkh people of the Russian island of Sakhalin.
These dogs have large paws that enable them to easily run in snow and powe...
April 6, 2016
Five Characteristics of a Great Mushing Dog
Historically, sled dogs were chosen for their size and endurance. The most popular types were Siberian huskies, Alaskan malamutes, and the Canadian Inuit dog.
Nowadays, mushers typically go for a ...
March 31, 2016
The Best Worldwide Mushing Races
Finnmarksløpet first began in the 1980s when interest in mushing was still very limited. Since then, it has become a highly-commercialized event. It is broadcast live by the Norwegian Broadcasting...
March 26, 2016
The Highest-Rated Movies and Shows About Mushing
The sport of mushing is invigorating and exciting. Unfortunately, many people do not know much about what it entails. Caring and training for the dogs can be difficult, and the journeys can be rough and tough.
March 18, 2016
The Three “True” Breeds of Mushing
Overall, most people agree that there are three “true” breeds of mushing dogs. These three dogs are considered “true” due to their performance and endurance in regards to:
March 9, 2016
Three Things to Know About Alaskan Huskies
Sledding Dog of Choice
The Alaskan husky is a type of canine that has been bred for characteristics that are directly applicable to mushing. These include:
March 3, 2016
What is Mushing?
The term “mushing” is an umbrella term referring to any transportation or sport using dogs.
Mushing has been around for ages. There’s archaeological evidence showing that dog-pulled sleds existed in North America and...
February 26, 2016
A Brief History of Mushing
Humans and dogs are known to have had an intimate coexistence for at least 400 000 years. Archeological evidence, found worldwide, points to a long human past with man’s best friend. In fact, recent evidence actual...