By Bruce D. Heald PhD

Sled canines trot via expanses of glowing white snow, pulling a musher and energetically surging with the command, "Let's go!" From domestic dogs to professional rivals, sled canine accomplice with mushers in a passionate pursuit of a good racing culture. The well known and ambitious Laconia international Championship Sled puppy Derby, the hot England Sled puppy membership and well-known drivers like Dr. Charles Belford--who got here in 5th position at Laconia on the age of seventeen--helped solidify the celebrity of latest England sled puppy trails. Historian Bruce D. Heald celebrates the simplest of the game within the quarter, from the feats of mythical Arthur Walden and his recognized Chinook canine to the Siberian huskies' contribution to the realm battle II attempt. subscribe to Heald as he charts the legacy of this extraordinary sport.

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