The U.P. 200 Dog Sled Races has an organization behind it, of course.
He just HAD to sneak a sniff at his companion dog before the race!
(Once a dog, always a dog!) ha:
See the hay and the little bins for the dogs to travel and sleep in?:
The Musher is carefully strapping on booties to each dog's feet to protect them from the ice:
Two cuties awaiting the race:
OH THOSE EYES!!!:
I LOVED this Musher hat!:
This is blurry, because it was very dark and the dogs were WILD at this point, but I wanted to show you how they YELP and jump around in excitement right before they line the dogs to get ready at the starting line! It is WONDERFUL!!!:
C'mon home with me, baby...I will give you big hugs every 2 minutes:
*Reminder!: Today is FEB. 27th...remember to enter a photo to the free Photography Contest. ONLY ONE DAY LEFT, PEOPLE!!! February's theme is "Critter Closeups". Please enter your photo by midnight on Feb. 28th to the address listed in these rules. Best of Luck to all the entries!I will be showing all the entries in an upcoming blogpost and announcing the winner of February's contest by Mar. 15th....stay tuned!!!