Muktuk Adventures has raised, trained, and cared for dogs for more than 30 years.
We are highly respected and compassionate dog lovers who genuinely care about our dogs, as well as the sport and reputation of dog sledding. Within the following pages, you will meet our amazing athletes and non athletes. We have the most amazing dogs ever no matter their purpose.
Muktuk Adventures started off more than 30 years ago as a racing kennel. In 2008 Muktuk Adventures participated in the last long distance race and the years following that we started to focus on recreational dog sledding. We enjoy working in the tourism industry, teaching our guest from all over the world how truly amazing sled dogs are and that they are way more than just working dogs.
Leaving the world of racing behind also opened another window for us. We are no longer actively breeding but rather rescuing dogs that looking for homes. As we are no longer actively racing we are no longer in need of super athletic sled dogs, all we need is a sled dog that enjoys to run and has fun working in a team. In the past 6 years we took in over 50 dogs from other kennels that wanted to downsize their yard, or the dogs were not suited for their needs, as well as from private recreational mushers that decided to change their lifestyle. Others come from the shelter here in Whitehorse and even from Alaska and then there are some they came straight from the back yard they been abounded in to us.
Of course in an ideal world they all would join our working dogs but as with everything else in life, things are not alwasy perfect. If they do not want to be working dogs they retire early and join our oldie gang. They will also be added to our list of adoptable dogs and if we find a suitable home we will adopt them out. We do not sell our dogs, we will only let them go if we know that they are going to have the best possible life ever. And each dog has its own personality and its own needs. Once thing they all have in comping is the need for love and attention.
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