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Talkeetna Sundog Kennel

Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3355
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Great Fun for Alaska's #1 Pastime!

Dogs in Alaska are born to run - they love it! After the dogs were all clamoring to be the ones... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jm1530
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Amherst, NY
Find another excursion!!!

I am truly a dog lover (I have 7), and was looking forward to this excursion on the land portion of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandra M
,
Fairbanks, Alaska
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“dog sledding” (2 reviews)
“land tour” (2 reviews)
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Talkeetna, AK 99676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dogs in Alaska are born to run - they love it! After the dogs were all clamoring to be the ones chosen, the twelve finalists were hitched to an ATV (as we rode along) that kept them to the ten miles per hour they need...More

Thank jm1530
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am truly a dog lover (I have 7), and was looking forward to this excursion on the land portion of our Alaskan trip!!! It was HORRIBLE! The owners were very unfriendly. I have read that the wife's name was Kathleen, but would not know...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to other kennels and this was by far in the worst shape of them all. it smelled terrible. I never smelled anything at the other kennels I have visited. Kathleen was less than friendly and actually said she looks at us as...More

Thank aerober
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is the REAL DEAL! We visited Sundog Kennels while we were in Talkeetna at the end of April. My 8-year-old son is studying the Iditarod at school and was interested in seeing a real sled dog kennel and interviewing an Iditarod musher. The end...More

Thank carriesmcconnell
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience with great host, Jerry Sousa himself, and Kathleen, who was simply wonderful. You couldn't ask for a better experience!

Thank sccycandi
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I read all the bad reviews to see what people didn't like before we took our tour. I felt the owners did a good job explaining their operating procedures and that this was a WORKING DOG KENNEL. They explained how they hook the dogs up,...More

1  Thank majdad04
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had a great time visiting Sundog Kennel. It was fun and educational. The ride with the dogs through the woods was good fun and the dogs enjoyed it. It was great to interact with the dogs after the run. We have some great pictures...More

Thank 231edwardv
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Wish I'd checked TripAdvisor before we signed up for this experience. As mentioned in several other reviews, the owners are rude and not friendly. At all. When Kathleen arrived in a van to transport us to the kennels, she seemed annoyed. She didn't say hello...More

4  Thank Jill N
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had no idea how interesting the Iditarod race history was until I did this tour. Kathleen's explanation of the preparation, training and racing was facinating! The dog's are thin but that doesn't mean malnourished. Race horses are thin too. These dogs are strong and...More

Thank TAMCVA
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It was great to learn about sled dogging and see the dogs. They hitched them up to a small jeep and gave the dogs a work out while we got to ride in the jeep. Glad we had a chance to do this tour.

Thank rafa972
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