Welcome to Tagish Lake Kennel

Join veteran long-distance mushers Michelle Phillips and Ed Hopkins on an authentic winter or summer dog mushing experience—or as a sponsor of their racing teams.

Together Michelle and Ed have a combined experience of almost 50 years working with and caring for their Alaskan Husky athletes. Their devotion to the health and well-being of their 60 canine friends has earned them numerous awards and a glowing reputation in the industry.

Come to meet the friendly, happy and beautiful sled dogs. Learn how to mush your own team on an unforgettable winter dog sledding adventure through the breathtaking Southern Lakes. Or come to tour our summer camp at Tutshi Lake for cart rides, a musher’s presentation, and to meet the puppies

Tagish Lake Kennel is a sled-dog paradise just waiting for you to discover.

Tutshi Sled Dog Summer Tours

Located at Km 78.5 on the South Klondike Highway. Tutshi Sleddog Tours is operated by TLK but run at a different location.

Come to tour an authentic mushers summer camp—and take a sled dog cart ride on our scenic alpine trail. Join veteran Iditarod and Yukon Quest veteren Michelle Phillips and her friendly, loyal and well-cared-for Alaskan Huskies at their breathtaking summer mushing camp.

Meet our super-friendly canine athletes.
Learn all about life as a long distance musher.
Check out all the gear and stand on the runners of a racing sled.
Hear some tales from the trail.
Cuddle with our newest athletes: the puppies!
Experience the thrill as you ride on a sturdy UTV (side-by-side) pulled by 14 well-trained sled dogs along our stunning mountain vista trail.

2018 Yukon Quest and Iditarod Race Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Alaskan Discovery RV Tours

Gold Sponsor

Raising Good

Silver Sponsor

Ketza Construction

Bronze Sponsor

Johnson's Crossing

Tagish Lake Kennel Call us at 867-332-2768/867-332-3711 to reach for the top!

winter tour:
Full day tour with luxury wilderness lunch (Full day Tagish Lake Loop)
3 day dog sledding escape – follow in the footsteps of Iditarod and Quest veterans! (Dogsledding weekend escape – 3 days)

Summer tour:
Summer Cart Tour
Visit to Our Puppy Yard

Michelle’s Blog Post

December training

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Gearing up for a busy racing season. We are running the 2016 Yukon Quest and the Iditarod. As well we will be entering two teams in the Copper Basin 300, a team in... READ MORE