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Meet the Kennel

We are so lucky to have so many awesome dogs in our life! These guys really are our family and we love them as such. They are not only amazing athleetes but sweet, loving, and always excited to see us.

Click on the dog's picture above for more information about them.

If you would like to get involved in our team, sponsoring a dog is a great way to help us and track your dog's progress. Each dog sponsorship comes with a free kennel tour to meet/pick your dog and a picture of your dog. Lead dog sponsors get a free dog ride this winter, the dog tag they wore in Iditarod (if they made the team) and a Team Zappa sweatshirt. Team dog sponsors get a team T-shirt. Each dog can recieve only one Lead Dog sponsor but unlimited Team Dog sponsors. 

The bills for keeping a kennel of 50 sled dogs are endless. Food alone costs us $75/day. Then there is vaccinations, medications, vet bills, houses, chains, snaps, straw, dishes, harnesses, the list goes on.... Bottom line, dog mushing is VERY expensive! On average we spend about $1000 per dog each year. Any help that the dogs can get will help gurantee the dogs are getting the best available food, care, and equipment. AAAAWWWWWOOOOOOOOOO (Thank you in Dog language!)

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All Team Zappa Dog Sponsors 2014-2017

DWEEZIL  Jen & TJ Reiter-Lead 2014

POLLY   Tom & Linda Hunt-Lead 2014

ZIGGY Aaron Hennekens-Lead  2014

MOTO Steven Dietrich-Lead x2  2014 & 2017

BILLY & BLUE STEEL  Dave Phipps & Alexa Ives-Lead x2    2014

WINSTON  Dave Hennekens-Lead 2014 & 2016 & 2017

PEPSI  Logan Mercer-Lead 2014

BALOO   Calvin Crowe-Lead 2014

JALIPENIO & AMBER Matt & Jes Reimer- Lead 2015 & 2016

GABBANA & BLUE STEEL Kerry Etcheberry-Lead 2015 & 2016

DAHL   Dan & Jamie Hunt- Lead 2015

MOWGLI  Jody Michaeli-Team 2014, 2015 & 2016

SIRRACHA  Heidi & Ron Rubenzer-Team 2014- Lead 2015 & 2016

Georgann Eubanks-Team 2014 & 2015

SQUALL   Faye A. Harasak-Team 2014 & Lead 2015

SHAKIRA   Meaghan & Christine Zappa-Lead 3/15

BLUE STEEL & STONEY  Lisa Goyne & Kimi Lotz-Lead 2015 X2- Lead-2016

PINEY Michael Lawson-Lead 2015

MOWGLI   Ken & Vicki Coleman- Team 2016

ZIGGY  Cy Lepak- Lead 2016

ZIGGY   Donald & Judith Gerhardt- Team 2016