Fur Wheel Drive

We showed you the other day that the ski resort next to us has been making snow, but they will not share with us.  Bummer.  But the cold weather does allow us to do the next best thing – dry land mushing!  We rarely get pictures or videos because our humans are a little busy, but we did let Natasha and Qannik pose for a few pictures this time around and even a short video.  We all ran at some point, but they were our models.  So this is our own unique version of Walking Wednesday – Fur Wheel Drive style.


Qannik expresses his opinion of the working life


Rusty, Qannik and Natasha resting on the drop line while others run

The Video


A good workout requires a good nap


  1. Norwood on December 2, 2009 at 11:57 pm

    Mom needs fur wheel drive for the winter! What dealership can she can a car with it?

  2. Mr Koda MD on December 2, 2009 at 11:42 pm

    Can I come and join you!!!!!!!!!!!

    Its a bit warm here at the moment so we have been going for boring old walks, although I’ll never say no to an adventure!

  3. NCMountainwoman on December 2, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    There are few things more wonderful than dogs doing what they were bred to do. What a treat the video is. No couch potatoes here. What lucky dogs.

  4. The OP Pack on December 2, 2009 at 7:25 pm

    You just gotta love that last pic of Qannik. Mom so wants to have a scooter but is afraid of falling. Khyrs’s Mom says she needs to be wrapped in bubble wrap first. Great fun, thanks for sharing.

    Woos, Thunder and Phantom

  5. Clive on December 2, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Wow, we are so impressed!

    love and woofs

  6. Mochi on December 2, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    OMD, that looks like sooooo much fun!!! 🙂

    I love Qannik’s pooped pic!


  7. gus, louie and callie on December 2, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    OH what fun. You 2 are experts..
    Nappy time is a good time to our humans say…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  8. Bentley on December 2, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    What a fun video. Look at you guys go!

  9. Steve and Kat on December 2, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    Wait a minute. I don’t understand why you are going so slow. Isn’t the whole benefit of having wheels under the human the fact that you can run fast?


    PS. Mom is so happy you were going slow because she can show Dad this video so he can see how safe scootering looks.

  10. the Army of Four on December 2, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    Oh, does THAT look like FUN! I would love to do that!!! I’m a VERY good puller!!!
    PS: Qannik looks sooo cute all tired out!!!

  11. Sheba of West Africa on December 2, 2009 at 12:19 pm

    Oh you guys are definitively worth the nap!!

  12. Khyra on December 2, 2009 at 11:29 am

    Khome on Merdie…let’s hit The Trail!


  13. Denns the Vizsla on December 2, 2009 at 11:17 am

    Awww, lookit sleepy pink nose!

  14. Canine Crusader on December 2, 2009 at 11:12 am

    OMD! What will your parents think of next?!! You guys are awesome!

  15. Samantha on December 2, 2009 at 10:56 am

    What an exciting video! I can’t imagine even WALKING two dogs, much less having them pull me along!!! JOY RIDE!!! Oh good doggies! Can’t wait for more. Dumb snow making people! They should certainly share – pooh on them?????
    Hugs xo

  16. Life With Dogs on December 2, 2009 at 10:32 am

    There is that Diggler! Ok, thanks to you I really want one. Time for a letter to Santa…

  17. Sam on December 2, 2009 at 10:04 am

    I’m excited for this post. I can’t watch the whole video because I’m on a terribly slow connection at school, but I like what I see so far (the first 30 seconds).

    I enjoy watching dogs work, and yours look like they’re a happy bunch when they’ve got a job to do.

  18. KB on December 2, 2009 at 9:30 am

    They are so well behaved! I absolutely cannot imagine entrusting my life to my two labs pulling me on a bike. My husband tried skijoring once, and had to take a dive into a snow drift to stop before the dogs pulled him into a tree! Maybe Sibes just have the drill encoded in their genes!

    It’s snowing here – we’ll send you some!

  19. achieve1dream on December 2, 2009 at 9:27 am

    Very cool!! Where did you get the scooter? I want one!

  20. pam on December 2, 2009 at 9:16 am

    Hey Natasha and Qannik did you know yer dad was pushin you in that video. That’s rood.

    Bobo and Meja

  21. Martha & Bailey on December 2, 2009 at 5:24 am

    What a great video – loved it! Our mum reckons she could use your help – how are you on the uphills?

  22. Paco,Milo & Maya on December 2, 2009 at 5:17 am

    What a gorgeous family you’re dear dear friends!!!
    We love your blog and your adventures!!!!!
    What a wonderful places you visited and lived!!!!
    we would love live there and playing with all of you!!!!
    Your video is Super!!!!
    Thanks for sharing!!!
    Can we add your blog at our friends’ list???
    We’re honored to have you as a friends!!!!!!
    We love have new friends!!!!!
    Can’t wait to hear from you agagin and reading about your adventures again!!!!
    Tons of love and kisses!!!!

  23. Wild Dingo on December 2, 2009 at 3:35 am

    Quannik’s in a scooter coma! That pict cracks me up. you need a 2nd scooter and 3 dogs pulling each. (Like how i offer what you need? like another sibe?)
    wild dingo
    PeeEssWoo: Um, Quannik, Juno says “Your jodhpurs look like girly pantyloons. Just sayin’…” 😉

  24. Teddy Bear on December 2, 2009 at 2:11 am

    Mush, my friend, mush! Wow, you guys look like you are ready for the Iditarod! Qannik, you deserve a good nap after all that hard work.

    Teddy Bear

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