Redpaw-Sponsored Athletes

Jeff Kuchel

Professional Dog Trainer

"Properly trained, a man can be a dog's best friend."  -– Corey Ford

Born in Illinois, Jeff Kuchel became interested in sporting dogs in 2008.  A strong advocate for dog fitness , he consistently promotes activity is a key component to maintaining a dog’s health.

Jeff is a trainer in obedience, canine swimming, and dock diving at a local facility. His dogs compete in a wild flying, K9 watersport called dock diving  as well as competing in obedience trials and disc dog events. One for learning and taking on new feats, Jeff is currently adding Mondioring to his routine.  More... about Jeff Kuchel

Ken Anderson

Professional Musher
Windy Creek Kennel | Fairbanks, AK

The dog is never wrong.    —George Attla

I currently have about 45 Alaskan Huskies and live 20 miles north of Fairbanks on the edge of civilization. I could run right out of my yard and run all the way to Nome (700 miles away) without ever crossing a road.

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Buddy & Terry Streeper

Streeper Kennels | Fort Nelson, Canada

Work hard, think smart and be honest with yourself. Anything is possible with the right mindset.

I [Buddy] was born into the sport, as my father Terry Streeper has been racing for over 35 years. At age 18, I decided that I wanted to work to become the most succeseful sled dog racing kennel in the world. More... about Buddy & Terry Streeper

Eddy & Amy Streeper

Streeper Kennel | Osage, MN

You can't help someone who won't help themselves.   —Eddy

I believe the most important component to a superb sled dog is 'heart' and the relationship to their musher.   —Amy More... about Eddy & Amy Streeper

Alyeska Ski Patrol Avalanche Canines

Alyeska Resort | Girdwood, AK

People can learn a lot from dogs. Dogs wake up in the morning, have a good stretch, drink some water, eat a good meal, and then go play. The closer our work can be to that play, the better off we are. More... about Alyeska Ski Patrol Avalanche Canines

Rick McConico

Professional Dog Trainer
Old Oak Retrievers | Blooming Prairie, MN

Train every dog as an individual.

At Old Oak Kennels we specialize in training hunting dogs and we have British Lab Field Trial Champion Studs available for breeding.

All of our runs are indoor/outdoor; our indoor runs are heated & air conditioned. We have more than 20 years of experience training retrievers and we care for your dog like family. More... about Rick McConico