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Talkeetna Sundog Kennel

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Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3355
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A huge let down

This was to be the highlight of our trip to Alaska, however it was a low light I am sorry to say... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Cambridge, New Zealand
Glad We Decided To Try It!

This is a great tour to learn and experience what dog sledding is like. The owner of the Kennel... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Carl D
Johnstown, OH
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  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
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“iditarod race” (7 reviews)
“dog sledding” (3 reviews)
“great fun” (4 reviews)
Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3355

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was to be the highlight of our trip to Alaska, however it was a low light I am sorry to say. Our musher did not seem interested in the people at all, and only provided one word answers. Having said that after our ride...More

1  Thank 775gilvray
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a great tour to learn and experience what dog sledding is like. The owner of the Kennel, Jerry Sousa and wife picked us up in Talkeetna, Alaska. We travel back to the kennel in two vans. We were with about 16 people total...More

Thank Carl D
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great visit. Our musher /owner runs the Iditarod every year and knows his stuff had a great ride. He talks about the dogs and we got to play with some puppies. Fun and informative.

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had such a good time on this tour. Though some may be put off by the way these dogs have to be chained up between runs, it is clear that they are well cared for and that they love to run. Yes, the owners...More

Thank jojojp
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The owner gave us a lot of helpful information about the dogs, and the race. We enjoyed the dog sled ride. We got to hold a four day old puppies, pet the dogs. The owners were helpful in retrieve a lost hat and camera. We...More

Thank redwhiteblue123
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Of all the places we visited while in Alaska, this was the most anticipated. Was definitely not disappointed !! Nothing like being surrounded by so many beautiful, strong and energetic pups who love to run. And run they did.....with their pack leader and Iditarod veteran...More

Thank Savagesue911
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My partner and I went on this tour. My partner has always wanted to do this activity since she was young. It was very exciting on the ATV with the dogs. The dogs are truly bred to run and just goooo! We also had to...More

Thank Jenn H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A remarkable tour that I would highly recommend. Jerry our guide has run the Iditarod for many years. His knowledge was shared openly and no question went unanswered. The ride was more fun than I expected! The dogs were amazing and it was so refreshing...More

Thank marryced72
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Dogs in Alaska are born to run - they love it! After the dogs were all clamoring to be the ones chosen, the twelve finalists were hitched to an ATV (as we rode along) that kept them to the ten miles per hour they need...More

Thank jm1530
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I am truly a dog lover (I have 7), and was looking forward to this excursion on the land portion of our Alaskan trip!!! It was HORRIBLE! The owners were very unfriendly. I have read that the wife's name was Kathleen, but would not know...More

Thank Sandra M
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