Dogs of Speed


Speed Racers  Lighter, Faster Sprint Dogs Thrill Mushers and Fans

Long ago sprint racing was the sport that grabbed Alaska’s attention each winter.  The racing is all about speed. Though over shadowed by the national popularity of the thousand-mile Iditarod race, sprint racing appears to be making a comeback all over the State with a new breed of dog and musher.

March 2011 Alaska Magazine – Speed Racers (PDF 18MB)

Excited and hardworking dogs running the Fur Rendezvous World Championship. Photo courtesy of AlaskaMagazine. Dogs owned by Buddy Streeper.