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Mad Dogs & Englishmen

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Address: 120-1st Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1Z8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-662-3364
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We are a small family-owned and operated Sled Dog Touring company running...

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 client. We run 2-hour, Half-Day, and Full-Day. This year we have opened our Kennel for tours during the summer season so we can offer family-dog adventures year round. We specialize in smaller groups and encourage involvement so you can experience dogsledding like a real musher.

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Great day out

We had a fantastic time on the dog sled tour. The guides couldn't have been more helpful. We loved the stop for hot chocolate and native bread. We enjoyed getting close to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 17, 2016
Megans_Mummy
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Portsmouth
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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on the dog sled tour. The guides couldn't have been more helpful. We loved the stop for hot chocolate and native bread. We enjoyed getting close to the dogs and seeing their different personalities. We would definitely visit again next time we are in Banff.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Russell clearly loves what he does and took my 10 year old and I on the interpretive tour he created on his acreage to highlight and promote the history and current practice of sledding/skijoring in the west. His tour appeals to adults and kids alike and visiting his kennel was one of the highlights of our trip. Russell knows the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We were looking for a sled dog kennel tour in the area and we picked Mad Dogs and Englishmen because of the good reviews and the type of tour described. We were not disappointed and participated in a short trail walk focusing on the history of dog sledding in the area before heading to the kennels and meeting the dogs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

We did the kennel tour where you get to hang out with the dogs as well as get some sled dog history. The owner was knowledgeable and you can tell he loves what he does. The dogs are so cute and friendly! The kennel area was clean and well kept. I would definitely recommend this tour for dog lovers and... More 

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cambrils
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the motel next door and popped in for dinner tonight. Yummy curries and spicy delicacies on offer. We had butter chicken with rice and a naan bread - just what the doctor ordered. The place is beautifully decked out, has real charm and you can buy home made products too. The lady who runs it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

We did the kennel tour today with the owner of Mad Dogs. It was really interesting and he clearly has a great passion for what he is doing, with lots of stories, history and background to dog sledding. We met the dogs, who were all incredibly friendly and absolutely loved a fuss. We were disappointed to have missed the season... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time with our tour guide Martin. We did the half day which took us into the forest as well with a lunch halfway through. Martin let me ride with him at the back while my wife relaxed in the sled. The weather turned out to be amazing with stellar views in all directions. The Revenant was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

We chose Mad Dogs over the other dog sledding companies in the area because it's the smallest company and only take a few people out at a time. We drove two people with a guide in the sled, and our sled was the front one so you got that unique feeling of being completely alone out there with the dogs.... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Very accommodating and fun crew. They don't put strangers in your sled which is very much appreciated. The guides are very informative and they give a good run-through before letting us drive the team. They let you immerse in the whole experience which is great especially if you're new to the whole Canadian Rockies experience. Yummy snacks provided at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

Dawn & Russell (owners) organized a personalized dog sled run for my daughter's 16th birthday. Russell provided a 3 hour private lesson to my daughter and her dog on dog sledding. My daughter hooked her dog up with the dog sled team and went sledding around spray lakes. Unbelievable experience! So thankful that they agreed to take the time to... More 

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