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Mad Dogs & Englishmen

120-1st Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1Z8, Canada
+1 877-662-3364
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dogs + sled + mountains + trees...yeah!!

Did the morning tour through the woods. It was a blast, in a peaceful and nature-enjoying sort of... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Jennifer C
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Calgary
One of the best things I have ever done!

My husband & I booked this tour while on our honeymoon last weekend. We had originally booked the... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Elizabeth R
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Mobile, Alabama
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We are a small family-owned and operated Sled Dog Touring company running dogsled tours out of Canmore, AB in the Kananaskis Provincial Park adjacent to Banff National Park. We have been in operation for 15 years with the British Army our main client. We run 2-hour, Half-Day, and Full-Day. This year we have opened our Kennel for tours during the summer season so we can offer family-dog adventures year round. We specialize in smaller groups and encourage involvement so you can experience dogsledding like a real musher.
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“dog sledding” (41 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (10 reviews)
“kennel tour” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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120-1st Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1Z8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Did the morning tour through the woods. It was a blast, in a peaceful and nature-enjoying sort of way! A late-season run has its challenges - a bit icy and slushy in spots - but also benefits because the weather was fantastic (cool but not...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband & I booked this tour while on our honeymoon last weekend. We had originally booked the night tour, but were told morning conditions were much better so we switched to the 10 am spot on a Thursday. Was originally a little disappointed in...More

Thank Elizabeth R
DawnDonald, Owner at Mad Dogs & Englishmen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

I am so happy that you enjoyed the tour! I was worried as it was a special time for you when we had to make the change but I was confident that as you hadn't dogsledded before you would really enjoy the views offered during...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had so much fun doing the dog sled today with my mom and two young kids. We had the chance to drive the unguided sled and it was amazing. The dogs were enthusiastic and so were the guides. Both Ian and Jan were attentive...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this excursion even for locals. We live in Edmonton and have been to Canmore many times but never tried dog sledding until today. It was a wonderful experience. Our guides Ian and Jan were enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgable. The dogs are treated...More

Thank Isabelle V
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing morning dog sledding with Jan and Ian. They were brilliant guides and really enthusiastic. The dogs were beautiful and clearly loved their work. The setting was stunning, across a frozen lake with not another soul in sight. The company were really flexible...More

Thank fufumccurry
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My 14 year old daughter and I spent the afternoon with Ian and Jan, and we enjoyed every moment of it. We loved that they knew all the dogs names and could tell us someone about each one of their personalities. They let us help...More

Thank anitaCalgary
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It was an absolutely amazing adventure. The dogs, as well as the guild were super friendly and fun to be around. The smaller group made it more personal and it enabled time to interact with the dogs. I highly recommend it.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a group of 7 of us on a Bachelorette weekend in Canmore and this was certainly the highlight of our weekend. Our guides were fantastic, the dogs were beautiful and it was just overall a great experience!! A warm fire with hot chocolate...More

1  Thank Brittb15
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My wife and I did the 2 hour Mtn Musher tour and it was fantastic! Right from the start, I knew this was going to be a fun trip. We introduced ourselves to Jan and right away we were helping set up (optional if you...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My wife and I took our 3 kids (9, 6 and 4) on the 2hr Mountain Musher tour and it was enormously fun! Our 9yr old son and I got to mush a sled (together) and thoroughly enjoyed it. Jan and the crew explained everything...More

Thank Robert B
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