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Talkeetna Sundog Kennel

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Not a typical tourist attraction

This is a working dog kennel. It's not a fancy tourist attraction. That being said it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lusby, Maryland
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Musher Dogs

After the visit came to know how the dogs were trained to run/Sledge in the winter season and how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“iditarod race”(9 reviews)
“dog sledding”(5 reviews)
“dogs run”(2 reviews)
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Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3355
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently returned from a three week visit to Alaska. Saw many places offering dog sledding but this was the best. 2-1/2 miles through the woods with the dogs who were having as good a time as I was. Jerry and his wife were terrific...More

Thank Cammiexx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit. The dogs were wildly excited to go for their run, and it was contagious to our group. We loved the run, and the puppies. Jerry and the crew seemed very authentic Alaskan, where ‘the odds are good, and the goods are...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a working dog kennel. It's not a fancy tourist attraction. That being said it is informative and a worthwhile experience. The people here know about their dogs and dog sledding. There's nothing fancy about it. True Alaskans sharing their love of dogs and...More

Thank Travellover196650
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the visit came to know how the dogs were trained to run/Sledge in the winter season and how they are trained for the race in winter. Saw the centre and the preparation it was amazing

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful day so that was a nice start, the owner was almost 30 minutes late to meet us but we looked past that. There were no puppies like they say on their website. The actual dog sled ride was beautiful, amazing, and...More

Thank kadij21
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We were told from our travel agent that we would get to play with husky puppies and ride on a wheeled husky sled. They haven’t had puppies here in quite some time. And the sled consisted of an ATV riding behind the dogs. The presentation...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Gerry Sousa, the musher who owns Sundog kennel, is a man of few words. But when you love to race the Iditarod, you are probably someone who'd rather be on your own with your dogs than having a long talk with people. I'm okay with...More

Thank Mary Beth S
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Signed up for Talkeetna dog sledding despite questionable reviews regarding friendliness of hosts and motorized ATV ‘sled’ with ‘mush’ sled-dog power. We knew what to expect and reviews were not that far off. That being said we had a nice time. The young man who...More

Thank Mark48328
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife had been looking forward to this excursion the entire trip. It was a very unprofessional presentation. The main individuals involved seemed disinterested. The grounds were unkept and trashy. The main event was to hook up the dogs to a large 4-wheeler and they...More

Thank slo031259
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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