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World’s Greatest Endurance Athletes

Dog Sledding

January 14 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event*
World’s Greatest Endurance Athletes:
The Sled Dogs of the Iditarod

Friday, January 14 / 6 PM – 7 PM
Free and Open to the Public

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Able to run up to 1200 miles in nine days through blinding snow and capable of withstanding temperatures as cold as -40 degrees, sled dogs are incredible athletes! Discover the abilities of sled dogs with internationally renowned veterinarian Charles Berger. Dr. Berger has been a trail veterinarian for over 30 mid- and long-distance sled dog races, including many Iditarods and Yukon Quests.

*This virtual event is in conjunction with our annual Winter Wildlife Festival on Saturday, January 15, from 10 am – 4 pm. Continue learning about and celebrating animals and wildlife, including encountering a real dog sledding team: Braeburn Siberians.

Speaker Bio
Dr. Charles Berger is a graduate of Cornell Veterinary College and was the owner and medical director of Campus Veterinary Clinic in Berkeley, California for 35 years. He was the veterinarian and a member of the Board of Directors of the institute that oversaw the largest collection of captive wolves. Dr. Berger also served on the Board of Directors of the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association and he has been a trail veterinarian for over 30 mid- and long-distance sled dog races, including many Iditarods and Yukon Quests.

A $10 donation is suggested. For more information, contact us at 802.359.5000 or info@vinsweb.org.