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Talkeetna Sundog Kennel

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Talkeetna, AK 99676
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Bucket list ✔️dog sledding

Jerry and Kathleen were hospitable from start to finish. The dogs are healthy and happy, ready to... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Prangie9
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Loved learning about the dogs and the Iditarod Race!

The owner and his wife explained about mushing and sled dogs from their years of experience in... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Kim K
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New Franklin, Ohio, United States
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“iditarod race” (8 reviews)
“dog sledding” (4 reviews)
“dogs run” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Jerry and Kathleen were hospitable from start to finish. The dogs are healthy and happy, ready to run! Jerry told us amazing stories of his Iditarod races, and showed us vintage and high tech sleds. The food served to these dogs is top notch too....More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The owner and his wife explained about mushing and sled dogs from their years of experience in racing in the Iditarod. We saw how much the dogs enjoy their job of pulling and running. People from the kennel hooked up a team of dogs and...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This was to be the highlight of our trip to Alaska, however it was a low light I am sorry to say. Our musher did not seem interested in the people at all, and only provided one word answers. Having said that after our ride...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

This is a great tour to learn and experience what dog sledding is like. The owner of the Kennel, Jerry Sousa and wife picked us up in Talkeetna, Alaska. We travel back to the kennel in two vans. We were with about 16 people total...More

Thank Carl D
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Had a great visit. Our musher /owner runs the Iditarod every year and knows his stuff had a great ride. He talks about the dogs and we got to play with some puppies. Fun and informative.

Thank Paula C
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We had such a good time on this tour. Though some may be put off by the way these dogs have to be chained up between runs, it is clear that they are well cared for and that they love to run. Yes, the owners...More

Thank jojojp
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

The owner gave us a lot of helpful information about the dogs, and the race. We enjoyed the dog sled ride. We got to hold a four day old puppies, pet the dogs. The owners were helpful in retrieve a lost hat and camera. We...More

Thank redwhiteblue123
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Of all the places we visited while in Alaska, this was the most anticipated. Was definitely not disappointed !! Nothing like being surrounded by so many beautiful, strong and energetic pups who love to run. And run they did.....with their pack leader and Iditarod veteran...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

My partner and I went on this tour. My partner has always wanted to do this activity since she was young. It was very exciting on the ATV with the dogs. The dogs are truly bred to run and just goooo! We also had to...More

Thank Jenn H
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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

A remarkable tour that I would highly recommend. Jerry our guide has run the Iditarod for many years. His knowledge was shared openly and no question went unanswered. The ride was more fun than I expected! The dogs were amazing and it was so refreshing...More

Thank marryced72
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