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Month: March 2017

Snuffle Mat Tutorial

Snuffle Mat Tutorial

A dog’s most powerful sense is their sense of smell, dogs just love to sniff! Giving dogs opportunities to use their nose in the home is hugely enriching for them. Snuffle mats are great ways to do this. Simply sprinkle their food or treats onto the mat and allow them to use their noses and brains to find it! This is also great to slow down fast eaters. A dog spending 5-10 minutes using a snuffle mat can actually tire…

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The Iditarod Sled Dog Race – Husky Heaven or Husky Hell?

The Iditarod Sled Dog Race – Husky Heaven or Husky Hell?

The Race Yesterday marked the official start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska. The race was initially due to begin on Saturday but was postponed due to a lack of snow on part of the trail and the unusually high temperatures for this time of year. This annual race has been running since 1973 and the trail spans the entirety of the state of Alaska. A lone musher (person who drives the dogs) and a team of…

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