Nature's Kennel is home to the outstanding Alaskan Huskies of Ed and Tasha Stielstra. A well-deserved thanks goes to our dogs for fourteen years of racing, including two UP 200 Championships and the top lower-48 Iditarod finish in 2009, 2011 and 2012. Congratulations to Ed's 25th place finish in Iditarod 2012!! His finishing team was Swann, Scott, Krister, Enzo, Cupid, Chuck, Bolt, Gus, Rhu and Flynt!
Thanks to Louise Russel and dogbooties.com our dogs will have the coolest feet on the trail!
Sorry...our 2014 Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race Package is FULL!You'll have to wait until 2015 for this awesome opportunity!! The Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race is January 4th, 2014! Be part of the race excitement and run the 4-dog, 13 mile race OR the 6-dog, 20 mile race. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!! Our Race Package provides training, gear, dogs, and all the fun of a real sled dog race. Click here for more information.
The 2013-2014 Mighty Mutt Club is here!!Sponsor your favorite sled dog and cheer for him or her along the trail to Nome. Nature’s Kennel Mighty Mutt Club members receive exclusive Iditarod memorbilia, a Mighty Mutt Fleece Hat, their name listed on the Nature’s Kennel Mighty Mutt page and much more! So grab some friends and grab a mutt! Click to check out your favorite Mutts!
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