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.

2018 Yukon Quest and Iditarod Race Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Carstar Whitehorse
Alaskan Discovery RV Tours

Gold Sponsor

Raising Good

Silver Sponsor

Yukon Honda
Ketza Construction

Bronze Sponsor

Southern Lakes Resort
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