Dog of the Week



Nickname: Scaredy Dog Canadian Inuit/Polar Husky mix Age: 5 years Home Kennel: Chris Maher’s near Ely, MN Favorite Position: anywhere I’m needed Who? Me? Do I have to go now? Alright… my name’s Domino, and I’m a little shy, but I know what I like. Pulling. I get nervous when I’m around people, especially ones …

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Nickname: Beamer Alaskan Malamut Age: 4 years Favorite Position: Lead Hi, my name is Jim.  I half want to play with you and I’m half scared to play with you, but if you would, just come, up, over back there and, yes, scratch my back a bit… I wouldn’t mind at all. You see, I …

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Age: 6, born in March 2005 Birthplace: Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge; Ely, MN Parents: Lufa and Jens Favorite position: Swing Favorite quote: “A mother’s paws* are made of tenderness and pups sleep soundly in them.”–Victor Hugo Covy is actually a nickname. It is short for Lady Covington of Wintergreen. I am a mama dog. I have …

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  Age: 12, born in July 1999Birthplace: Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge; Ely, MNParents: Ruby and IggyFavorite position: LeadFavorite quote: “You have brains in your head. You have claws on your paws*. You can steer your sled to gees or to haws. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the dog* who’ll …

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Age: 11, born in June 2000Birthplace: Tor Dixon’s kennel, Quaanaq, GreenlandParents: unknownFavorite position: LeadFavorite quote: “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”–Will Rogers I was born in Quaanaq (ka-nok), Greenland. Tor Dixon, my previous owner was the curator of the Peter Freuchen Museum (a famous Danish …

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Age: 10, born in March 2002Birthplace: Crockett Lake, near Ely, MNParents: Thule and GoofyFavorite position: SwingFavorite quote: “We should eat all of our provisions now so that we have less to carry.”–Christopher Robbins, Winnie the Pooh My full name is actually Suma Padme Ohm. I am white with very faint black freckles. I am doing …

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Nickname: Uncle Fennel Polar Husky/Black Labrador mix Age: 13 years Home Kennel: Dave and Amy Freeman’s near Grand Marais, MN Favorite Position: Lead Bark, bark, bark. Err . . . uh . . . excuse me! You must understand that I bark a lot. I bark much more than the average sled dog. Everyone always …

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Canadian Inuit/Polar Husky mix Age: 4 years Home Kennel: Chris Maher’s near Ely, MN Favorite Position: Swing “ Sit pretty, Jasper.  Sit pretty.”  I just love hearing those words. They mean that it’s time for me to sit down, then a human puts a harness over my head, pulls my legs through the holes in …

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Alaskan Malamute Age: 4 years Home Kennel: Winterdance Kennel in Ashland, WI Favorite Position: Swing Oh hi. My name is Nikai. What’s yours? Look into my big brown eyes. Aren’t they irresistibly cute? I let my ears flop down to increase the cuteness factor. Now you can’t help yourself – you must scratch behind my …

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