Iditarod dogs

So many different types!

Dog Breeds For The Iditarod

  • Alaskan Husky
  • Alaskan Malamute or Eskimo
  • Crossbreed
  • Siberian Husky
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Controversy

  • Some people believe it hurts dogs
  • Since it first started, more than 130 dogs died- bad
  • Dogs need lots of exercise-good
  • Some people think it's good for dogs
  • Dogs and mushers grow fonder of each other- Good

Training

  • After 6 months old-take short runs
  • Start in October
  • Active every day
  • Whatever training fits dogs
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Care

  • medical care
  • feeding them
  • talk to dog
  • lay out straw for sleep
  • check paws before bed
  • brush/clean them