Training and Evaluation

Training tips - These tips, advice and occasional anecdotes are guaranteed to educated and entertain. Brought to you by the SCL fosters and trainers.

Mentoring - We like to be sure our fosters and adopters have all the resources they need to help with their dog. Whether your a skijorer, recreational musher or hoping to win some races, there's a mentor out there to help you on your way.

The Top Ten Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Sled Dog

9. Size, coat, speed and temperament are all variable features.
There are 30 pound sled dogs and there are 100 pound sled dogs - although these are both the extremes. There are long-coated dogs and short-coated dogs. Some mushers shave their hairy dogs in the spring to keep them cooler. Others have to put coats on their dogs to keep them warm in the dead of winter.

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