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Actual Cost

~30 dogs

Equipment - clothing, harnesses, 1 new sled, etc.


Dog food (entire year) - Meat & commercial


Vet Care - from routine vaccines to accidents and illness


Race costs - Iditarod + 2 mid-distance

Booties, supplies, entry fees, transportation, shipping, etc.


Miscellaneous costs - Straw, hardware & parts, dog houses, fuel for four wheeler training, etc.




*Note - this does not include handler costs or major purchases like 4-wheelers, trailers, etc.


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