Meet the Dogs

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Marshall the Puppy

Marshall the Puppy

Marshall the Puppy

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Born: June, 2018

Position: Main team

Description: Yes we know. He is not a puppy anymore. But we called him Marshall the Puppy (the only puppy that year) for so long, that his full name is now very long, and not very accurate.

This is Fly's last puppy. Marshall is very confident and outgoing, and of course he's super cute! We're excited to watch him grow from a tiny baby to a rough and tough sled dog!  He's taking to leading and is very well behaved for a youngster. He ran the 2020 Iditarod and was happy and excited the entire trip!

Single pup litter - TiltAWhirl X Fly

Iditarod veteran.

Ridge

Marshall the Puppy

Marshall the Puppy

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Born: June, 2019

Position: Yearling

Description: This is going to be one enormous and athletic dog! Ridge is a big, burly, active guy with a sweet side. This is going to be a fun litter to watch grow and learn!

Raising the Roof litter - Burn X UTurn 

Purlin

Purlin

Purlin

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 Born: June, 2019

Position: Yearling

Description: With dogs you usually can't tell a girl from a boy, but this sweet and feminine dog doesn't leave you guessing. And just because she is dainty doesn't mean she isn't tough! This is going to be a fun litter to watch grow and learn!

Raising the Roof litter  - Burn X UTurn  

Strut

Purlin

Purlin

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Born: June, 2019

Position: Yearling

Description: The smallest of the boys in this litter, which isn't saying much. He's also probably the most mischievous.  This is going to be a fun litter to watch grow and learn!

Raising the Roof litter -    Burn X UTurn  

Rafter

Rafter

Rafter

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 Born: June, 2019

Position: Yearling

Description: Rafter is loud, happy, and playful. He is learning to focus a little bit. This is going to be a fun litter to watch grow and learn!

Raising the Roof litter -    Burn X UTurn  

Gable

Rafter

Rafter

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Born: June, 2019

Position: Yearling

Description: The tallest pup in this litter of giant pups. Gable is (so far) the calmest and most able to listen and learn. This is going to be a fun litter to watch grow and learn!

Raising the Roof litter -    Burn X UTurn  

Boom

Crunch

Crunch

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Born: April, 2015

Position: Team/lead

Description: He is big, happy, and loves to run. Boom started out as the runt of the litter, but has grown into a serious powerhouse. He is developing as a leader., but works hard no matter where you put him. 

Boom loves to hug and cuddle, and rubs his super soft muzzle against my cheek. What a lover!

Onomatopoeia litter - Lyra X fly

Iditarod veteran

Crunch

Crunch

Crunch

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Born: April, 2015

Position: Team

Description: She loves being a sled dog, but doesn't show a lot of work ethic. She is better when challenged, so more racing will be good for her. Sweet and affectionate and silly. She's the most mischievous of the bunch. Even though she knows better, she will jump out of the dog lot if I leave her loose and don't stay to play with her.

Onomatopoeia litter - Lyra X fly

Rumble

Rumble

Rumble

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Born: April, 2015

Position: Team

Description: Rumble is the gentle giant of the litter. He is a serious, responsible, hard worker who tries so hard to always do right. He can lead but only when he is very comfortable with his nearby neighbors.  He is a great big snuggler and loves to cuddle up on the couch or flop over for a belly rub! 

Onomatopoeia litter - Lyra X fly

Iditarod veteran

Sizzle

Rumble

Rumble

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Born: April, 2015

Position: Lead

Description: This one is a brat! She is also seriously athletic, smart, and energetic - she lives up to her name.

She was born head first and screaming about it, and she hasn't stopped with her opinions since.  

She is shy with strangers, devoted to people she loves, and quite feisty with the other girls in the team. She has some serious jump in her, and loves to spring straight into the air on command.  

Onomatopoeia litter - Lyra X fly

Iditarod veteran

Zap

PepperJack

PepperJack

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Born: April, 2015

Position: Lead

Description: Zap is an old soul. She never acted like a goofy puppy - she has always been a responsible, hard working, reliable leader since her first times in harness.  Not that she is all serious! Take off her harness and she is super playful and silly. 

 Onomatopoeia litter - Lyra X fly

Iditarod veteran

PepperJack

PepperJack

PepperJack

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Born: June, 2016

Position: Team

Description: Mamma stole a half-pound block of habanero cheese, and promptly went in to labor, so naming PepperJack was easy! 

This spicy little pup is really full of energy and mischief. He is a ball of fire in harness, but has a hard time behaving himself in the first few miles. He settled down and focused in iditarod, but never got tired or quit acting silly. 

Single pup litter - Nome X Fly

Iditarod veteran


Crash

Crash

Crash

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Born: May, 2016

Position: Team/Lead

Description:  Crash is the sweet snuggly one of the pair. He pays attention and really wants to learn. He is quiet, hard working and reliable.  He is also a champion snuggler. 

Crash & Burn litter - Lyra X Fly

Iditarod veteran

Burn

Crash

Crash

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Born: May, 2016

Position: Lead

Description: The second pup in this two puppy litter. Burn is the feisty fireball who lives up to her name. She REALLY loves to lead. She may be too bossy to share the work, and may be a dog who prefers single lead. Super athlete and crazy, silly, sweet.

Crash & Burn litter - Lyra X Fly


Juke

Juke

Juke

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Born: May, 2017

Position: Lead

Description: Juke has grown into his size. He is a big boy! He is very loud, very excited, and very driven to go down the traIl. He LOVES to lead. I can't wait to see this guy grow up and quit being such a butthead!

Juke & Jive litter - Burn X Ember 

Iditarod veteran

Jive

Juke

Juke

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Born: May, 2017

Position: Lead

Description: Jive is tiny compared to her brother, but just as full of crazy energy. She has been up in lead since her first time in harness, and she is just as bossy as her momma, but with a little better gee/haw. 

Juke & Jive litter.

Juke & Jive litter - Burn X Ember 

Iditarod veteran

Retired

Glow

Tilt A Whirl

Tilt A Whirl

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Born: August, 2013

Position: Retired team

Description:  With her pale coat, she glows in the moonlight.  Small and tough and very sweet. 

Tilt A Whirl

Tilt A Whirl

Tilt A Whirl

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Born: July, 2013

Position: Retired main leader

Description:  She's just a tiny little thing and looks an awful lot like a coyote.  Tilty  is very affectionate and outgoing.


Elway

McCaffrey

McCaffrey

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Born: November 2011

Position: Retired main leader

Description: Elway is a big loveable goofball. He is very mellow and well behaved but still up for any game or excursion. He  is very affectionate and friendly with everyone, and gentle with puppies. small  dogs, and children.  He's a big boy at 75 lbs. 

McCaffrey

McCaffrey

McCaffrey

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 Born: November 2011

Position: Retired leader

Description:  Like Elway, McCaffrey is mellow and easy to get along with, but still up to run as far as you'd like to go. Her favorite place is  snuggled next to you on the couch.

Pinetop

Pinetop

Pinetop

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Born: June, 2012

Position: Retired main leader

Description: PineTop is  outgoing and friendly.  He can be fairly serious - he takes his job to heart. But he is also very affectionate. 

Sumlin

Pinetop

Pinetop

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Born: June, 2012

Position: Retired leader

Description: Sumlin may be the sweetest natured dog we have, and probably the most friendly - she has never met a stranger, everyone is her friend! 

She will climb under the covers and steal your pillow if you let her!

Sabin

Sabin

Sabin

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Born: 2013?

Position: Retired team

Description:  Sabin is a big, not too bright, goofy dog. If you want a best pal who is always happy, he's your boy!  

Coal

Sabin

Sabin

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Born: August, 2013

Position: Retired main leader

Description: Coal's dark gray coat with red low lights inspired the name for the Fire Litter. He is full of goofy energy and loves attention. He is a strong and confident leader. He is now the main stud at the kennel, replacing his daddy Fly. 

Fly

June 2004 - December 2019

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Fly was one of the hardest working, most athletic, and happiest dogs anyone's ever seen.  His silly faces and playful nature never failed to make us smile. 

Because he was such a phenomenal dog, almost all the rest of the kennel are his offspring. He retired from racing in 2014.  He spent the next five years wandering around the dog lot and sleeping on the couch. He was very clear that he wanted to remain part of his pack and not retire to a pet home, and so stayed with us until the end of his days, ruling the kennel and watching all his kids grow up. 


His legacy lives on.