SLED DOGGER NEWS & INFO:
Coming in the Summer 2016 Issue of The SLED DOGGER we will be introducing our first ever “SKIJOR ISSUE!” Interviews, stories and coverage from around the world! Keep and eye right here and we will update some of the features that will be in the issue! If you are involved with SKIJOR and would like to be […]
The SLED DOGGER Magazine, in it’s first year, has accomplished and shown immeasurable goals and support to mushers of all aspects and levels!! Additionally, The SLED DOGGER Magazine is very proud to extend this support by as an Official Sponsors of several races and events throughout the world. Within our first year we became an […]
The Sled Dogger is a NEW, All Volunteer Run Publication that is supported by YOUR DONATIONS!! Yes, we sell low cost Advertising, but it takes up too 2 years for advertisers to take a new publication serious and consider it dependable. So, we REALLY NEED YOU! We DO NOT Charge Per Issue nor do we charge for Back Issues! No Membership to join/pay for!! We’re FREE and we’d LOVE to STAY FREE! BUT, we NEED YOUR HELP!
Lindy Howe has been Mushing for many years and is the owner of Heywood Kennel Dogsled Adventure in Augusta, Maine where she has about 30 dogs. She is a 4-season musher and brings a lot of experience and knowledge to The Sled Dogger. Lindy is a Feature writer with plenty of contacts and connects to […]
My name is Kaitlynn Tidwell. I was born in Windsor, Ontario and was the first born to my family. Being born with Transposition of the Great Arteries and other heart defects I grew up with a lot of medical struggles related to my heart, but it led me to appreciate life to a much fuller […]
Even before enrolling at Voyageur Outward Bound in a dogsledding course in high school, Haily Fernald was smitten by the dogsled sport. The course was her first opportunity to run sled dogs: to begin to understand the team dynamic; meet the interesting breed of ‘mushers’; and find an immense adrenaline pushing sport. Since then she […]
Sarah Royalty has followed sled dog racing as a fan after she took a ride with Nature’s Kennel several winters ago. She’s able to enjoy following the sport in Michigan up close every winter with events such as Kalkaska’s Midwest International Dog Sled Race. Originally from Georgia, she’s lived in Michigan for 15 years and […]
Madeline Pain is a novice bikejore participant from the United States. She currently practices with her Husky/Shepherd/Akita mix, Tank, whenever she can. She and Tank always have interesting adventures when they ride; sometimes it goes smoothly…other times he just wants to catch up on his dog e-mail at every bush, so they don’t go very […]
Kathleen A. Frederick (“Kathy”) spent most of her life in Southeastern Pennsylvania until she moved to Alaska in 2002. Kathy became fascinated with sled dogs after she visited Nome with her daughter in the summer of 1996. Six months later, she stepped on the runners for the first time in Newry, Maine and was hooked! […]
A Saturation Oil and Gas Diver by trade, John is a native of Scotland. He has been around sleddogs since he was 5 years old when his parents bought a Siberian Husky. Since then, John has travelled and competed all over the world as a junior and adult musher taking him as far afield as […]
Hi Everyone! I’m Siobhan Burrell, 55 Years of age, married to Ian and live in Moira, Northern Ireland. We live on a 1.5 Acre Small Holding with our 14 Siberian Huskies, 4 of which are Rescues, 20 Hens, 3 Roosters and Cat. I am a Registered Nurse by Profession, I completed my Nurse Training in […]
Robert Forto lives in Willow Alaska and runs a kennel of 36 sled dogs under the Team Ineka banner. He has been mushing since 1994, getting his start with a rag-tag team of Siberians. Moving to Alaska in 2010 to build a kennel to run the Iditarod he is taking his time while helping his […]
Natalie comes to the Sled Dogger from Cape Town, South Africa by way of South Colton, New York, where she is employed by Call of the Wild Kennels.
Born in the UK and raised variously in Northern India, Scotland and Asia, Dave had the very best foundation for a life of adventure that in now over 50 years has taken him across deserts in Afghanistan to the tops 8000m peaks in the Himalayas. Dave discovered a passion for Sleddogs whilst mountaineering in Alaska […]
I’ve had a love affair with mushing and artic breeds since before I can remember after seeing my first Siberian Husky. Mushing Down Under will be covering issues such as local and national races (including IFSS races), kennel interviews during the summer months here and during race season, dog health in Australia.
Meredith Mapes has been running dogs since she was about 6 years old, and always dreamed of running the Iditarod. She was given her first sled dogs at age 12, and built a small kennel in the Knik, Alaska area and raced in lots of local races, including finishing 4 Junior Iditarods (2008-2011).
Born and raised in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, Kathleen O’Connor has been obsessed with everything sled dog from the age of three when she watched a segment on sled dog racing on Sesame Street. Luckily for her Yellowknife was at that time a hub of sled dog activity and working sled dog teams and racing […]
Originally from Wiesbaden, Germany, Annette followed on from a degree in Sports sciences with a degree in Veterinary medicine having always fostered an interest in animals and in particular, Sleddogs. In her years as a Veterinarian, Annette has lent her Vet skills to numerous Sleddog races around the globe that incude Stage races in Scandinavia […]
Della brings with her tons of experience and stories. Her knowledge of kennel and business management, sponsorship and backer procurement, dog handling and more makes her a serious asset to The Sled Dogger. It was Della who saw one of The Sled Dogger’s early posts on Facebook announcing the start of the publication. She immediately sent off an e-mail […]
Michelle is the Founder and President of Tilak Learning Group where she writes, develops, and facilitates training courses for Fortune 1000 companies as well as non-profit organizations. She is a board member of the Dayton Council on World Affairs – bringing intercultural opportunities to the local business community. Michelle was introduced to the world of dog sledding in […]
Richard Meldrum and his wife Sally jointly own WolfStar Siberian Huskies, a KC registered, private racing kennel based in southern Ontario. Born in Scotland, Richard moved to Canada in 2010 with eight purebred Siberian huskies. Currently, the kennel now has sixteen dogs and Richard recently started competitive sledding and dryland racing after several years of […]
Former teacher and mother, presently employed by a 4-season outdoor company, photographer Heather Eich was first introduced to the world of dog sledding in October 2014. Being employed through a company that also offers dog sled tours by Mutt Mountain Dog Sledding, she gained knowledge, experience as a handler, as well as being part of […]
A former slider in the Parachute Regiment (British Airborne) from Liverpool, England who is now doing mid distance races in AK. Gaining enough qualification to enter the main Yukon Quest 1,000 in 2016 is his main aim. He will be doing all of his races for charity to help military veterans as he was a former Dog Handler in the military also. Jonathan will be covering and giving us the details on his training and races.
Though not a “Professional Publisher”, Bob has been publishing “niche” publications in print and on-line since the early 90’s. He tends to only publish about things he strongly believes in and supports. That way he feels he can keep it honest, positive and informative.
The Sled Dogger Magazine is currently seeking an ASSIGNMENT RESEARCHER and COORDINATOR. The Sled Dogger is an All Volunteer Run Publication. All positions are volunteer positions and there are no paid positions at this time. The entire staff is here to promote, inform, educate and support Mushing in all levels, styles, and all areas of […]
This is a Volunteer Position for someone who loves various dog sledding events. Your duties and responsibilities here will be to keep in close contact with events sponsored by The SLED DOGGER (such as the Copper Basin 300 and the Great North Woods Sled Dog Challenge) as well as events organized and run by The […]