As much as they love to work for each and every one of them there will come the day when they are ready to retire. Some retire as young as 6 and others are 12 years old by the time they decide they ar ready to take is easy. As with all our dogs their wellbeing and happiness is our first priority
Justin is our sweet old boy. He is 15 this year. Justin loves his food . And with his big brown eyes he most likely will get what he wants. He loves to join us on canoeing adventures and always wants to be close to Jeff. ….
Smeagol has always been the cheeky one out of the Lord of the rings litter. He loves to try to get in your pockets and steal everything and anything that might be in there from treats to mittens you leave it up to him. He is a sweet old boy now of 13 and has not changed a bit.
Jacob sweet boy Jacob. He loved to work but he was very picky on the trips he wanted to do. Jacob loved camping trips, yet he never like the half day tours so he dicided not to go on those. He also loves to be very comfortable and pull as many jackets of the hangers as he can to make himself a bed.
Telega is a rescue and joined our family back in 2014. He previous owner had to give him and his sibling and mum up due to health issues. Telega worked for a little while when he started to pass out on the trail. Numerous test have not provided us with a diagnose we decided to retire him.
Bear is a rescue and joined our family back in 2011. Bear just like his buddies he came with is a shy dog, he did work for a few years but he never was super excited about it so he retired early. Bear loves to check out the girls and he also earned himself the. nickname shadow barker as he barks a things that nobody seems to see but him.
Gobo is the male version of Kaze but a little less extreme Gobo absolutely loves people and female dogs but does not get along with male dogs. He is a super fun dogs that is always ready for and adventure. Even in his retirement he still loves to race the young females on walks to the river.
Katrina is Justin sisters. She loves her food just as much. She is and always has been a very dominant and bossy girl and it has not changed a bit at old age. She is in incredible shape and still cruises around the yard.
Gimli is crazy for attention, the will not leave your site. From little one on walks he would always stay close and try to jump up on you while all the others are playing. He still loves his snuggles and ear scratches and will push any other dog out of the way to get your full attention.
Adidas is a rescue that joined our family back in 2011. Adidas is probably one of the most weird dogs we ever met, and we mean that with all the love in our heart. He is such a funny, grumpy old man now that enjoys roaming the property, getting a cuddle here and there and having a choice of what and when he wants to eat.
Yuki is a beautiful little girl with bright blue eyes. She is a sweet girl but can be picky of who she is getting along with, it must be running their genes as she is a sister to Kaze, and Mizu. Yuki loved to be working dogs and always was very determined and strong for her size.
Rocket is a rescue an joined our family back in 2011 together with some of his buddies. His owner gave up his dogs due to life style changes. Rocket is a shy but Wonderfull boy that loves butt scratches more than anything. Rocket loved to run, he was truly in his element and comfortable while on the line. He is the father of our cloud litter …
Mork retired at the young age of 4 due to illness. He is issues with his intestines and had already 3 surgeries the last one being just about a year ago. In plain wording his intestine loop in itself due to swelling and he ends up with a blockage.There has not been a lot of research but we been told that they see this issue more and more that the Vet clinic. He is on long term steroids since the last surgery and is doing great so far.
Arwen is the sweetest little girl.She was the longest working one of the lord of the rings litter and did not fully retire until the age of 12, even then she still wanted to go for little runs. She is still the most active one and always out and about exploring.
Gandalf is the most adorable and sweetest dog out of our Lord of the rings litter. He retired early and moved in the lode at the age of 7 as he decided he worked for long enough. Gandalf loves hugs and kisses and sharing the couch with Bilbo.
Takhini is a super sweet girl that retired early. She has an eye disease and has eye drops numerous times a day, which she does not mind as she gets a treat each time and Takhini loves nothing more than treats.
Kaze is a very dominant female that loves the attention of people and some male dogs but does not like to be in the company of female dogs at all. She was and amazing leader and always would keep the boys in her team in line. At 13 she has not lost any of her feistiness, still hanging out with boys only.
Kake is a rescue an joined our family back in 2011. Shortly after he arrived one of our amazing crew members at the time noticed that one of his eye seems to be bulging just slightly. We had him checked out and he got diagnosed with glaucoma in both eyes. He had eye drops for many years to control it and once that was no longer possible we had his eyes removed. Kake is a happy old man that loves his treats and ear scratches. .
Poobah joined our family in late fall of 2016. Poobah came from a shelter in Alaska where he had spend 6 month before we picked him and 5 of his buddies up. Poobah loves the idea of being a working dog and is getting super excited at hook up time jumping up all 4 legs of the ground but after about 1km into the run he changes his mind. So he retired at the tender age of 3.
Bilbo already was an old dog when he was a puppy. He always had that old dog bark and attitude yet he loved to work and was pretty upset at first when he had to retire early due to arthritis. He still got to work part time for one season to keep him mentally happy before he made the couch his full time home at the age of 8.
Rosi is a little darling. Rosi had two litters of puppies. She loved to work and surprised everybody how strong she was for her size. Rosi loves attention just like all her litter mates and is sharing the couch with Bilbo and Gandalf.
Birch is a super handsome boy, just look at those eyes, he knows how to break some hearts. Birch loves snuggles. He is also a very patient dog that can sit under a tree for hours waiting for a squirrel to move. He enjoyed working but decided at the age of 7 that it was time for him to retire.
Mizu is the male version of Yuki, he is a sweet boy that loves attention but is picky of which other dogs he wants to get along with. He still prefers to hang out outside rather than moving into the basement or lodge with the other oldies. He does spend the occasional night in the cabin but he also has a dog house at each cabin as he pefers to sleep outside.
Wimbley is a sweet old men with people but is not too fond of any other dog in his old age. Wimbley was an amazing leader that one could always count on. He is very set in his ways. Just a sweet old crump.