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Mad Dogs & Englishmen

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Mad Dogs & Englishmen
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“dog sledding”(44 reviews)
“hour tour”(12 reviews)
We are a small family-owned and operated Sled Dog Touring company running dogsled tours out of Canmore, AB in the Kananaskis Provincial Park adjacent to Banff National Park. We have been in operation for 15 years with the British Army our main...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
120-1st Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1Z8, Canada
+1 877-662-3364
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely a MUST-DO in winter in Canada and worth doing it even if it’s cold !! It warms up your heart !!!! I LOVE IT and you will LOVE IT !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gourmaniaque
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience! 🏔🐕❄️🐾 We were booked on the mountain musher 2 hour tour on Boxing Day and cannot recommend Mad Dogs & Englishmen highly enough. Dawn was excellent with helping us with our booking and directing us to the starting point of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cream-mini
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We loved our Christmas Eve day trip with Mad Dogs. The dogs were so sweet -- our favorite was "Bones." The staff was skilled and enthusiastic. We went out on the frozen lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains. The day was unusually cold, so I wish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KT A
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a very in-depth tour with Russell and his sled dogs and what he does to take care of them. We got to play with the yearling puppies and learned a lot and enjoyed a delicious lunch at the café!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

If passion was a currency, this family run business would be very rich! The tour was informative, interesting, surprising and genuine. It is for dog lovers primarily, and you will not be disappointed with the interactions with these amazing animals. However, the historical tidbits that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Summer kennel tour. Russell was fabulous. He has a unique offering which caters to a wide audience. He says it's a labor of love and you can tell. The visit includes an interprative trail which gives a history of sled dogs and finishes with a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is our second visit to Mad Dogs. The Winter adventure on the snow, with the dogs just doing their thing with outright joy, along with the obvious care and love the humans had for their charges was and experience not to be missed. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

What can I say that would do justice to the incredible, once in a lifetime, experience. Its not cheap but honestly you get so much from the experience that this is something you can’t put a value on. Firstly you meet at The Mad Dogs...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We booked with Mad Dogs and Englishmen hoping that a company that a smaller company farther away from the commercialization of BANFF may deliver a better product. The dog sled tour we went on with this group far exceeded expectations. If you are traveling to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Aaron W
Reviewed February 17, 2018

I booked with Mad Dogs & Englishmen, hoping that as a smaller company they would provide the best experience and they certainly fulfilled that expectation. We did the Mt. Nestor half day tour and our guide Ben was fantastic. He was professional and organised where...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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November 3, 2018|
Response from DawnDonald | Property representative |
Hello, I wish we could say yes but we can't have other dogs at the site or on the tours. The dogs are very friendly with people but as a breed they can be very territorial and we prefer not to have any issues. I hope you... More