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Siberian Husky

by Sandra Murphy

Written by Dorothy Wills-Raftery and illustrated by Michele Littler, both books are delightful for children or Siberian Husky lovers. The first tells the tale of Gibson, the alpha leader of a family of five Siberian Huskies.


Part Two: Is a Siberian Husky the right breed for you?

IN THE January 9 ISSUE

FROM THE 2016 Articles,

by Dorothy Wills-Raftery

If running a team of Huskies across snowy trails is your dream, Robert Forto, lead musher and dog trainer of the family-run Team Ineka in Willow, Alaska, shares that love. His daughter, Nicole, has trained for and run Team Ineka in the Junior Iditarod for the past two years. “There is something magical about being out on the trail with a dog team,” says Robert. “Many times we have been out on the trail when it is 20 below zero, and the Northern Lights are dancing over our heads. It is totally silent except for this swish, swish, swish sound as they dogs are running in total unison together.”


Relearned: To Walk Like Odin, An Animal Rescue Story

IN THE February 9 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,

by Lori Wolf

“Thank you for doing this for him,” my vet said, patting the top of Odin’s head.
I wondered about this statement. Although I had adopted Odin only a few months before his accident, he was now my responsibility, my family member. I would do whatever it took to help him recover from his herniated disc. The mounting vet bill—I’d deal with it, find another job, if I needed to.

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