Super Dogs

Brent Sass and Silver at their homestead in Eureka, in 2014.
In each magazine we highlight one particular dog that has gained fame and glory beyond its own kennel. In this edition, we celebrate Silver out of Brent Sass’ Wild and Free Kennel.  “To put it simply...
Wild and Free Kennel near Eureka, Alaska.
This racing season, Brent Sass and his dog team claimed the third Yukon Quest victory and a fourth place finish in the Iditarod. Sass, 40, operates the Wild and Free Kennel consisting of 60 dogs in...
Tanner of Mitch Seavey's kennel
Tanner won the 2013 Iditarod, but more than winning the race and running the Iditarod trail multiple times, he was instrumental in successfully navigating what Mitch Seavey has described has the most...
HOME OF THE SHAYTAAN SIBERIANS— Rob Cooke and his Siberians live on Annie Lake Road outside of Whitehorse, Canada.
Robert Cooke and his Siberians have been part of many major long distance races in Canada and Alaska. In this edition Mushing Magazine features his dogs in the Super Dogs section. In order to provide...
Maddie
I have never had one of those dogs that has saved my life, knows instinctively where the ice on a lake is weakest and dragged the team away from it; the leader who has, when the team has plunged...
This edition of Mushing Magazine features the German dog team of Tetzner Racing Farm from Burg, Germany. Michael Tetzner has been traveling to Alaska for years to participate in the sprint race...
In this magazine the section Super Dogs features the athletes of Erick Laforce’s Grizzly Kennel, located in Lanoraie, Quebec, Canada. Laforce lists as his major achievements successes in the...
Babe, Ramey, Becca and Ava Smyth at the finish line in Nome.
In this edition, Mushing Magazine features a legendary dog who has passed on already. It is Babe, Ramey Smyth’s famous leader that won the Golden Harness Award in 2008 and lead Smyth to a second...
Zorro
In this edition, Mushing Magazine features a legendary dog who has passed on already. It is Zorro, Lance Mackey’s super star and integral part of the team that won Lance four Yukon Quest and four...
Quito, center, leads the team and Aliy Zirkle on the Yukon River.
In this edition, Mushing Magazine features Aliy Zirkle and Alan Moore’s lead dog Quito. Among Iditarod and Yukon Quest connoisseurs, Quito has risen to stardom by virtue of leading Aliy through...

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