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User / Robert Drozda / Sets / Alaska 2016
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N 100 B 3.8K C 53 E Jan 23, 2016 F Jan 24, 2016
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This weekend I've been a dog handler for my friend Rick and his team of Alaskans. Here the back half of his team rests before the penultimate leg of the Two Rivers 200 sled dog race.

It's been nothing but dogs around here lately as I'm helping out a couple of friends with their teams. I'm still not allowed to drive a team myself. Shooting lots, but not much time for Flickring.

Tags:   Fairbanks Alaska Two Rivers Valley Center checkpoint Two Rivers 200 sled dog race dog team Alaska Husky Rick Katucki dog race 200 miles b&w Two Rivers Dog Musher's Association TRDMA dr.Ozda little dog laughed noir et...

N 36 B 3.1K C 21 E Jan 23, 2016 F Jan 25, 2016
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Rick booties up one of his team dogs prior to leaving the Pleasant Valley checkpoint.

Tags:   dog race Two Rivers 200 Two Rivers Dog Musher's Association TRDMA Iditarod and Yukon Quest qualifying race Pleasant Valley Store checkpoint January 2016 dog mushing not my dog dr.Ozda Fairbanks Alaska sled dog Alaska Husky dog booties

N 30 B 2.2K C 22 E Jan 23, 2016 F Jan 27, 2016
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Laura Neese and her team of 14 Alaskan Huskies from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan are staying with us and living in the BeingThere Dog Village for a couple of weeks as they prepare for the 1000 mile Yukon Quest sled international dog race that begins on February 6th.

The race runs from Fairbanks Alaska to Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory Canada. We’re very excited to be hosting Laura, her handler Jim and 14 beautiful, young and strong Alaskan Huskies. More pics and info to follow, for sure.

Here is a link to Laura’s profile on the Yukon Quest website: www.yukonquest.com/race-central/yukon-quest-1000-mile/mus...

And a link to story featuring Laura from KUAC and Alaska News Nightly (with audio):
www.alaskapublic.org/2016/01/27/yukon-quest-racers-drop-o...

Tags:   Fairbanks Alaska sled dog Alaska Husky dog musher Laura Neese Air Yukon Quest not my dog BeingHere BeingThere dr.Ozda

N 38 B 1.8K C 18 E Jan 23, 2016 F Jan 29, 2016
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Population explosion!
We have an influx of 14 young dogs in the BeingThere dog village these days, temporarily bringing our total to 25. It hasn’t been too disruptive and our elders are taking it in stride. Along with the dogs are Laura Neese and her handler Jim. They are from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and are staying with us as they prepare for the 1000 mile, international Yukon Quest sled dog race, which begins in Fairbanks on February 6th. To put it mildly, we’re quite excited and it’s a joy to have Laura, Jim and the dogs staying with us.

There is a neat Flickr connection here. Laura is originally from Newark Ohio and her sister Erin is a wonderful photographer. Laura and Erin saw my sled dog and mushing photos several years ago and we quickly became friends. Lenore and I visited them at their home in Newark back in 2011. They are a part of a great family and we are looking forward to Laura’s parents joining us next week, as they will be handling for her during this 1000 mile adventure.

Forgot to mention the dog in front there is named Maple, she's absolutely gorgeous and Laura's best leader.

Tags:   Fairbanks Alaska dog team sled dog Alaska Husky race team Yukon Quest 2016 Laura Neese Livin' the Dream Nature's Kennel dog yard picket line dog house dog musher BeingThere dr.Ozda

N 48 B 1.5K C 20 E Jan 23, 2016 F Jan 30, 2016
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Laura and Maple

Tags:   Fairbanks Alaska sled dog Alaska Husky dog musher Laura Neese Yukon Quest doglot dogyard picket line b&w dog team not my dog BeingThere dr.Ozda


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