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October Newsletter


Happy October! As I write to you from our main homestead cabin on the Arctic Dog property, hot coffee in hand, snow is falling fast outside. We are in the midst of our first winter storm of the season. The dogs are tucked inside their cozy, freshly strawed dog houses. We "straw" the dogs every month, or as needed, in the colder months. The straw comes baled, and flakes off in thick sheets that we stuff inside a dog house and fluff. Everybody got a thick layer of straw yesterday, a sure sign of