"There is no fundamental difference between humans and the higher mammals in their mental faculties."

Charles Darwin


"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible."

T.E Lawrence

"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others"

George Orwell

"If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit"

"Sonya, "the wolf girl" - the alpha female and alpha of the pack. Always the one in charge."

"March 2003, Ziggy & Kachina take a break. Kachina returned running strong after her ACL operation on 2002. This was Ziggys first year in harness since he is now 2 years old. He pulls like two dogs and does not want anything to pass him!"

"March 2001, Kachina & Sonya on the trail pulling Sara, our niece, and Trish."

"Ziggy Stardust "the arctic boy" at 9 weeks old. Ziggy was born in a Siberian Husky rescue after his mother was removed from a Siberian Husky puppy mill."

"Ziggy standing on the straw in the kennel at 3 months. King/Queen of the mountain is a favorite game. At 3 months, Ziggy was only a "king" want to be."

"Kachina "the social chair" steals Ziggys bluedog toy to play when he is not looking. Ziggy eventually shredded the bluedog toy enthusiastically!"

"Kachina on treadmill after ACL operation in 2002 at ISU Vet Clinic. The operation was successful. She now runs strong and plays hard!"

"Kachina in swimming therapy after ACL operation in 2002 at ISU Vet Clinic. This was easy for her since she likes to swim!"

"Harry takes Sara for another spin with Sonya and Kachina"

"Sonya and Kachina with answer to snow less winter after a run through the prairie on a frosty morning"

"Sonya in physical therapy after her ACL operation in June 2003" <

"Ziggy Stardust January 9th, 2000 May 6th, 2010"

"Lead dog, pack leader, good friend"