SPECIAL TRANSPORTMushers (sled drivers) have special trucks to transport their dogs. The dogs have separate compartments.
A DIFFICULT RACEThe dogs race 65 kilometers every day.When the dogs stop , a veterinarian examines them.
THE YUKON QUESTThe Yukon Quest is a sled-dog race in Alaska and Canada. The "mushers" have 8 to 14 dogs. They race 1,650 kilometers on snow and ice.
DOG BOOTEESThe dogs have special bootees, so they do not get hurt.
FOOD AND SLEEPThe dogs rest and sleep only three times a day. They sleep on straw.