Rather cool! I’ve had fun in years gone by, having my labs pull me via sled on the snow… it’s fun.
SALISBURY, N.B. – New Brunswicker Doug Stoakley launched a dog sledding company just outside of Moncton this winter.
But he’s offering sled tours with an unconventional team.
“Everyone considers when they talk about sled dogs that it is always the husky or the husky mixes somewhere along there. But I have eight black labs. They are not purebred but they are pure enough for me, pure dog,” he said.
His journey into mushing all started with an energetic lab, named Cole “the destroyer”.
“I took in a rescue dog – Cole – he is one of my leaders and he tore apart three lazy boy chairs, a love seat and a couch. Just shredded it all in one day. So I come home and see all that and am like, ‘Wow, I really got to do something.'”
Stoakley decided to try out mushing with not even a sniff of husky DNA in…
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