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Dog sledding

  1. 1. Unprepared equals unsafe:By: Allison Norder
  2. 2. Having the right sled parts, the right food, and medical protection is critical for dog sledding. Sled Parts Clothes Medical Food Survival Equipment
  3. 3. Sled Parts: Keys  Lightweight for beginners  Heavyweight for more advanced  Size  Number of dog per sled
  4. 4. Sled Parts: Materials Aluminum Lightweight Good for novices Very expensive Wood Medium weight Least expensive Less durable Plastic Good for kids Least expensive
  5. 5. Sled Parts: Size Six-Eight ft. Good for kids Five to six dogs need for sled One lead dog Nine- Eleven ft. Adult size Six to Eight dogs needed One or two lead dogs
  6. 6. Clothing: Keys  What to wear  Favorite Brands  Dog protective clothing
  7. 7. What to wear Heavyweight On outer layers Lightweight Thermal Inner layers Gloves Leather Polyester Wool Thermal Shirt
  8. 8. Favored Brands Extreme Element Originated out of Canada Arctic Thermal Most popular Prairie Snowstorm Specialize in dog sledding
  9. 9. Dog protective equipment Booties Variety of colors Flannel inside Vest (optional) Specially fitted Very expensive
  10. 10. Medical and Survival equipment:  Medical  Food  Survival
  11. 11. Medical First Aid kit Ointment, bandages, etc. Digestion water Special medication Very expensive Medicine Depends on dogs needs
  12. 12. Food and Survival Food Meat and vegetable Nine Pounds Survival Equipment Jacknife Extra booties Lighter Food cookers
  13. 13. Bibliography http://www.huskydogstore.com/images/Resize%20Istock%20Dog%20Bowl.jpg http://www.dog-sled.com/images/full_size/robs_dog_sled.gif http://img.alibaba.com/wsphoto/342517808/Coats-Winter-Coats-Mens-Coat-Mens-Coats-Black-Coat- Winter-jacket-Coat-size-L-XL-XXL.jpg http://www.nyfifth.com/category/apparel_7/canvas-3600-larchmont-burnout-thermal-shirt.jpg http://www.happy-trail.com/images/9/GER%20extreme%20Element%20Jacket_m.jpg http://www.watersportswarehouse.co.uk/images/product/thumbnail/4th-element-xerotherm-arctic- set_XT500-SET.jpg http://www.tadvgear.com/XS-Liner-Mitts-G2-410.gif http://www.travelsinparadise.com/gearreviews/assets/images/dog/barknboot.jpg http://www.petergreenberg.com/2010/02/03/haiti-news-red-cross-says-relief-effort-improving-challenges- remain/ http://www.pluspets.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/siberian-huskey5.jpg http://www.pluspets.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/siberian-huskey3.jpg http://www.dogsunited.com/Jockey/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/husky-dog-names-2.jpg http://www.freshlysqueezedevents.com/assets/Uploads/Galleries---Pages/Husky-dog-sledding- Gallery/Husky_Dog_Sledding_2.jpg
  14. 14. More Bibliography http://iditarodblogs.com/news/files/2009/08/2010-iditarod.jpg http://aboutzoo.net/dogs/en/siberian-husky/ http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fe/Siberia_Husky_puppy_copper.jpg http://i628.photobucket.com/albums/uu7/NnyGred/smiling-husky.jpg http://www.sodahead.com/entertainment/lets-keep-it-that-way/blog-84723/? link=ibaf&imgurl=http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i147/gilles999/ SmilingHusky2.jpg&q=smiling%2Bhusky www.yesnet.yk.ca/schols/steilias/projects/dogmushing/info/index.html-- Dog mushing--yesnet yukon Dogsong-- Gary Paulsen 1994- pages 40-100/ sholastic/New york city Winterdance-- Gary Paulsen--1985-pages 50-107 New York City www.srlee.net “sled dog care” 1995-- Margeret Bonham
  15. 15. Thanks for watching!!

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