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“Sled Dog Demonstration”

Sled Dog Demonstration
Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
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“Sled Dog Demonstration”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

The actual sled dog demonstration was very short for the amount of time we waited. The explanations were interesting but lengthy.

Visited August 2012
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Orange, California
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Only sled dog demo where you can pet the dogs”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

Commercial demonstrations do not allow contact between visitors and dogs. These dogs are restrained but clearly enjoy the contact with visitors and go crazy when they know it is time for 5 of them to be picked to pull the sled. You need to understand that sled dogs love to run. Although the actual demonstration where the dogs pulled the sled was short, the ranger provided excellent explanation and background to better understand the dogs and the concept of sled dogs.

Check the park schedule for times and remember that you need time to take the free bus to and from the sled dog demo.

Visited September 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Very interesting - Wish Dogs had more time to play”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

This was very interesting. Ranger was well informed, the dogs were wonderful. When they knew some of them would be picked to do a demonstration, they all went crazy with excitement. Sadly these dogs don't have play time with each other, but are kept on short leads so they cant play together.

Visited September 2012
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Ranger Jakara, I mean Ranger Jake was funny!”
Reviewed September 14, 2012

I really enjoyed the talk and demostration by Ranger Jake. She was upbeat, humorous when appropriate and very informative abou the job the dogs do. Good question and answer session after the demo. Got to pet and play with the sled dogs. The Sled dogs were the happiest Government workers i have ever seen!

Visited August 2012
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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8 reviews
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“A must-do event”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

Get a glimpse of what happens in the park during the rest of the year, and the dogs who do a lot of the work. You can approach and pet many of the dogs, as they must be conditioned to humans, and their enthusiasm for running is exciting and contagious. The rangers do a great presentation and you get to see the dogs in action.

Visited July 2012
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