Libby Littles

It’s Almost Here!

It’s Almost Here!   Hi. It’s me, Leaping Libby. Everyone at our kennel is so excited!  Only a week left to go! All the doggie-feelings have been on a roller coaster here at the kennel.  All winter, the racing dogs have been sharing stories about Iditarod 2019. It was the time of their lives, and …

Alaskan or Siberian?

Hi y’all!  Libby here! I’m an Alaskan Husky puppy and my Big Goal is to be a Sled Dog. I’ve learned a lot hanging around the Kennel.  Not just any dog can become a sled dog.  First of all, sled dogs have to love running and pulling sleds, and we need to be able to …

It’s Finally Fall

Hi folks! Libby Littles here!  It’s finally fall.  I’ve been hearing about it for months from the big kids (dogs). They LOVE fall because it means winter is not far away. And winter means snow! And snow means sleds and sled dogs!   Now I’m experiencing it for real.  First, the leaves started turning yellow …

Who is Libby Littles?

Hi y’all!  I’m Libby!  Libby Littles!  I was just born at the beginning of summer, so I’m still a PUPPY!  I’m an Alaskan husky puppy. Have you ever held a puppy?  We are soft and warm, and we love to wiggle and bounce and play (a lot like you).   I was born in the Upper …

Saturday – March 2 – Ceremonial Start

Libby Here! Hello Boys and Girls! I’m howling, howling, howling with excitement!  We are half way through February.  Time is going so fast! On Saturday, March 2, the race will start in Anchorage.  That’s called the ceremonial start. When every musher leaves the starting line, there will be a special passenger in the sled.  That …

Logo! Logo! Logo!

Libby Here! Hello Boys and Girls! A logo is a symbol or sign that stand for something.  Does your school or the town you live in have a logo? Does your classroom have a logo? If you were making a logo about you, what would it look like? Every year, Iditarod gets new logos.  Here …

Supplies and more Supplies!

Libby Here! Hello Boys and Girls! Straw isn’t the only supply that gets sent to the trail. Mushers bring their supplies to a location where the supplies which are in bags called ‘drop bags’.  The name of the checkpoint the bag needs to go to on each bag. Each bag is filled with supplies a …

Straw! Dogs Love Straw!

Libby here! Hello Boys and Girls! It’s straw time!  Well, sort of! Every year, volunteers get together in February to pack and sort bales of straw.  Each bag of straw is marked with the name of a checkpoint on it.  The straw is then loaded up and taken to airplanes. Pilots fly the bags of …

Who’s Your Driver?

Libby Here!  Hello Boys and Girls! Who’s your driver?  I bet when I ask you that question, the first thing you think about is who drives you from one place to another?  Is it your bus driver?  A parent or babysitter?  An older brother or sister?  Who takes you from place to place? When I …

Let Me Count the Days!

Libby Here!  Hello Boys and Girls! I know exactly what you are wondering about today!  Days, how many days until the start of the race? So when does this race get under way?  How long do we all have to wait?  Do I have to count the days on the calendar to know when the …