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Talkeetna, AK 99676
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

Although this experience was informative and delivered what it advertised we found Jerry Sousa and Kathleen Holden less than enthusiastic. Could have been so much better.

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Being that my favorite animal is the wolf and I have a beautiful Husky myself, I loved this tour! I didn't know what to expect when we signed up for the tour. At first I was concerned about how the dogs were chained to the...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 5 December 2012

My business partner and I were in Anchorage for business this past week. We made a call to Sundog Kennels. From the beginning the experience could not have been any better. Kathleen answered our phone call personally and said they would be glad to take...More

2  Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Mushers Kathleen Holden and Gerald Sousa personally introduced us to the world of Alaskan huskies and Iditarod training (which I still can't pronounce, I seem to have Iditatron stuck in my head!). After a short ride by van we arrived at the kennels to a...More

1  Thank HeatherMegaMauriFan
Reviewed 25 October 2012

I really loved this tour. It was wonderful to hear first hand Iditarod experiences from the owners, and to see how the dogs are raised and trained. The tour included a dog sled ride and a talk and demonstration. The tour guide had experience racing...More

1  Thank KathryneFrances
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Learnt so much about the Iditarod race, had an exciting (if muddy - don't wear Sunday best!) sled ride, loved the dogs.

1  Thank rufford155
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Having read some of the reviews we weren't sure about this tour, however we really enjoyed it. But be warned...the guy who runs it is the real deal. He has done the Iditarod for eleven years running and has come in the top twenty. While...More

2  Thank Megan S
Reviewed 17 July 2012

This was an incredible experience! As my son had done a report on the Iditarod previously, we had to try it while in Alaska. You can really tell the dogs LOVE what they're doing!

1  Thank mrcurtclark
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Dogs seem to be treated very well and Kathy and Jerry were very informative and genuinely enjoy what they do. It was a very interesting excursion.....and one I would recommend highly.

1  Thank Beanie84
Reviewed 9 June 2012

It's hard to imagine participating in the famous Iditarod race. We got a glimpse of the preparaton required and heard stories about the grueling weather conditions that challenge the teams. It was fun to meet some of the dogs, see how excited they are to...More

1  Thank m3Chicago
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