Photo: Husky headwear

Robert Frick and his purebred Siberian Husky, Paper, walk along Twin Lakes bike path Saturday afternoon. Frick celebrates his birthday every year by attending the start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, which is where he purchased the Husky hat he is wearing.
Pets of the week: Happy husky, lab look for homes

Timber, blonde, is the type of pooch who never has a bad day. She is an 11-year-old husky who seems to always be waggling her tail and smiling. She loves long walks with the company of other animals and humans alike...
Dog mauling, encounters on trails remind hikers to be cautious

...walking with a black lab and his daughter's husky on Lemon Creek Trail, behind Home Depot...asked that his name not be used, said the husky was in the lead when a bear suddenly appeared...for 30 years, he said. He credits the husky with saving his life. "He pretty much...
Alaska editorial: Kudos to Fairbanks for ending 'spring husky dump' euthanizations

...volunteer efforts, what has been known annually as "the spring husky dump" in Fairbanks hasn't happened this year. Each spring...luck the trend of this spring will continue and "the spring husky dump" will forever be a thing of the past.
Party atmosphere marks Iditarod's ceremonial start musher, stopping to chat or pet dogs."Absolutely love the dogs," Alstrand said shortly after taking a picture of one Husky with her iPad. "It infects you, their energy does, and it just makes you so happy."Her brother lives in Healy, Alaska...
Wolf eats dog in daylight attack

...chased it off. Four times it pinned 16-year-old Mason, a husky-lab-rottweiler mix that was the largest of the four pets...noticeable when it couldn't keep up with Tuphor, a "fat, little husky" that escaped after the wolf separated it from the others...
Officials show how to release trapped pets

...starred in the videos. Hunter used his daughter's stuffed husky as a dummy in the videos and the traps he used were painted...won't be nearly as cooperative as his daughter's stuffed husky, Hunter said, but the videos "give people a better idea of...
Fireside Lecture: 'Mary Joyce: An Extraordinary Alaskan Woman'

...northeast of Juneau, accessible only by floatplane or boat. Hack and Joyce added buildings, guided hunters, and raised Taku husky sled dogs until 1934 when Hack died on a Wrangell hunting trip. He was 38. His mother bought the property - 14 buildings...
Pets of the week

Puppet is a sweet, friendly, 12-year-old shepherd-husky female looking for a caring human to retire with. She loves the outdoors, but arthritis has slowed her down a little, so she...
Photo: Quiet retirement

Mark Kissel and his dog, Comet, walk Monday along Brotherhood Bridge. Comet, a 13-year-old Siberian Husky, is a former sled dog who "enjoyed a good pull more than a walk when he was younger," Kissel said. "He's mellowed now."


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