Thank You Peking In Seward for Your Support

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Peking in Seward is another local’s favorite here in town and one where we have spent many birthdays. When we go to Peking, we almost always get Mongolian Beef and Fried Rice — these have become our staples at our local Chinese restaurant and they really can’t be beat. Peking is always a fun place […]

The best baked goods in Alaska!

Thanks to The Moon Muse for Yummy Trail Treats!

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Not everyone has talented friends who make the best baked goods in Alaska, but we do — and we certainly feel pretty lucky. Monica Chase lives in Seward, Alaska and we have the distinct pleasure of getting to frequently try the excellent cakes, caramels, and other creative concoctions she cooks up. You can try them […]

Wrangler and Willie-Charlie from Travis Beals' 2015 Iditarod team.

Dog Of The Week: Wrangler

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There aren’t many dogs out there who eat and eat and eat some more. We’ve started getting a reputation for those sorts of dogs — dogs who are essentially bottomless pits. I jokingly tell Travis that, “Ya, they take after me”  because I’m pretty sure I have one of the fastest metabolisms ever. These are […]

Gremlin smiling coyly for the camera

Dog Of The Week: Gremlin

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Sorry, we’re a little late getting to this week’s dog of the week. It’s been almost a week of worry and anxiety here in our kennel over one thing or another so we got a little behind…but we really want to take the time to honor this week’s dog of the week. When I asked Travis […]

Izzy at the Vet's Office

Remembering Izzy

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We lost a great dog Sunday Morning. Early Sunday morning as Izzy’s condition began worsening and I made the difficult decision to end her suffering. Although I am comforted by the fact that I did everything I possibly could have, losing a dog — especially one so young — is never easy. To say yesterday was […]

Chinooks of Seward's Smoked Scallop Mac and Cheese will be powering us down the Iditarod Trail

Thank You Chinooks in Seward!

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A big thank you to Chinooks in Seward for helping us prepare our food drops for Iditarod 2015. Chinooks generously donated four of their famous smoked scallop mac and cheese — one of the most heavenly meals on the planet. Trust us, we aren’t exaggerating: this is probably the best mac and cheese on earth. […]

Relaxing after alaska dog sled tours

Travis Is Signed Up For The 2015 Knik 200

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I sleep on the couch and wake covered in animals. Max jams himself in between me and the backrest, sprawling halfway on top of me. He is a heavy sleeper and, unlike most dogs, doesn’t fidget during the night and keeps me warm when the fire in the wood stove goes out. On my chest […]


Dog Of The Week: Zema

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If you asked me to pick a dog that embodies the spirit of our kennel, I would without a doubt choose Zema. Zema is one of the smallest dogs in our kennel but though she is small she is mighty. She is the little engine that could. And does. And does again. She is one […]


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