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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours

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Address: 109-829 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0C3, Canada
Phone Number: 1-888-311-6874
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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and...

Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and racing in the Bow Valley, created the first dog sledding tours over a quarter of a century ago. With over 30 years of experience and expertise in touring, racing and conservation; we are extremely proud of our Canadian and Albertan roots and look forward to sharing our exceptional experiences with you!Our mission is to educate, entertain and provide our guests with a “once in a lifetime experience!” We employ the most qualified instructors, the friendliest and most beautiful, authentic touring huskies who all receive the best possible dog care. We provide guests with the safest tour offerings, all while ensuring the utmost comfort and superior attention to customer service and detail. Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours excels in its commitment to offer the most genuine dog sledding experience in the Canadian Rockies

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Great fun for the whole family

A fantastic place to visit if you love dogs. In the summer, you get to interact with so many dogs and learn about the operation and the sled dog breeds. My daughter did not want... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fantastic place to visit if you love dogs. In the summer, you get to interact with so many dogs and learn about the operation and the sled dog breeds. My daughter did not want to leave - you can really connect with some of these animals in a very short time. A wonderful experience.

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Thank Sambellla
Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While on vacation in Banff, my husband and I had the extreme pleasure of visiting the dog kennel. It was fantastic! If you're nervous the dogs are poorly behaved.. Don't be! They are very friendly and completely cuddle worthy. Our guide Jereme was enthusiastic and extremely informative. We were able to mingle/play/pet 80 males during their play time..sorta a doggie... More 

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love dogs and want to see a kennel run correctly, visit Snowy Owl. It was such a well run facility and the people love the dogs and their work.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family is slightly dog obsessed and loved this visit to the snowy owl sled dogs in Canmore. You get to spend half an hour with the female dogs who are running free in their pen. They are very friendly and loved to be patted. Then you visit the male dogs. They are chained to their kennels since they are... More 

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SnowyOwlOwner, Owner at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience! We actually take turns free running each section of the kennel, each side get's an opportunity to free run with our guests and alternate days. The males were tethered during your visit given that it was not their turn that day - not because they are bigger! The... More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a birthday gift to me, and was an awesome experience. The guides and owners were professional, polite and had a warm welcome for everyone. I felt well informed all the way, and having never guided dogs before (nor even own a dog) I was highly nervous. In the end, the dog guiding was relatively easy - the dogs... More 

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SnowyOwlOwner, Owner at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! It is great that you speak to your uneasy feeling before starting out on the trail as some other guests can certainly relate! As you mention, our dogs know exactly what is going on and of course, what to do each step of the way! The dogs certainly make driving... More 

Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic experience my friend and I had!! The whole set up is amazing. The sled dogs are highly trained but clearly well loved too. We spent some time with the female dogs who were running free in their large enclosure. They greeted us with affection and loved the attention. Next we went into the male dog enclosure. They... More 

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SnowyOwlOwner, Owner at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience! It is so wonderful to read how much you enjoyed your tour and we sure appreciate you mentioning the love and care we provide our husky family - it is all about the dogs afterall!! We are so pleased that you loved your experience with us and certainly... More 

Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been Dog sledding numerous times in my life. Nothing compares to a day with the Snowy Owl crew. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Dogs are amazing and you simply cannot eat the location. The offer a variety of tours, we experienced the overnight and it could not have been better. The food, the people, the place... More 

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SnowyOwlOwner, Owner at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience! We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your adventure(s) with us! We certainly hope we continue to see you out on the trail and until then, Happy Trails! More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Had a great morning visiting the sled dogs in the kennels. The girls were out on free run and gave us lots of love. Jereme was really informative and explained all about food plans and caring for the dogs. Then we went into the boys area and got more kisses and cuddles. The dogs are very well cared for and... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Very cute and you really are allowed to spend time with all the Dogs. The puppies were to Young, s you could see and no touch One of the few places that gave you more time than advertised

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

If you are in need of cuddles and kisses, don't miss out on this place. Thoroughly delightful few hours if you are a dog lover or think you might be. The only downside is if they have puppies who are still too young to be held by visitors. It's hard to resist. Truly knowledgeable guides. Great owners. Informative and committed.... More 

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