Iditarod Trail Kennel

Home to 2014 Iditarod race finisher Charley Bejna who is also a type 1 Diabetic.

Iditarod 2015

Thank you to everyone that made a donation or sponsored dogs for the 2014 Iditarod. All the dogs are currently available to sponsor, dog food can be purchased, and any type of donation is very much appreciated for the 2015 Iditarod. Without your help, we could not make in to the starting line! Please contact me via email at if you have any questions about being a sponsor. 

A lot of great new changes have happened during this year. I finished a very tough 2014 Iditarod and a story is soon to come. I have signed up for the 2015 Iditarod back in June! I have been busy working in Illinois with my landscaping business. Its been a wet & cooler than normal summer. This year has really been going by fast and Iditarod will be here before you know it. I have made a few trips to Alaska during the summer to do work at the new kennel. A new dog lot has been made, several new dog houses, new puppy pen, reroofed & repainted the dog box, etc. I thank Anna Berington & Jay Tranchitella for all the hard work that they put in at the kennel. They both made it possible for everything to happen during this year. I have a new PO Box, 879005 Wasilla, AK 99687.

I have also placed several great dogs to there new retired homes. Lisa's new home is now in Illinois with Jeff, Lorie & Dana. Poncho & Tahoe are now living in Anchorage with Tammy. Kim is still living in Wasilla with her new owner Ray Hollenbeck. Maggie and Polar are living with GB. Fuzzie & Duke are now retired, living with GB and will be doing tours during the winter months. I have had a great opportunity to train & race these two great leaders! I will certainly miss these two athletes as they have been on the trails for a long time. Your both good dogs Fuzzie & Duke!!

The two sisters, Brown & Black were both breed during this Iditarod. Black was breed with Duke, during my 24 hour rest in Ophir. Black had 7 puppies! I told Anna Berington that I would give her a pup, so she choose a cute gray one and named him Chrome. Brown was breed with Yukon on the way to Unalakleet. Brown had 5 puppies, but one had died as we think it was still born. GB asked if he could pick 2 pups from the litters and he choose 2 all white males and named them Ben & Leo. So this leaves me with 9 pups of mine that will be trained for future races. I have all the names picked out but need to choose a dog for each name. 

All the puppies in there new pens!