Dog of the Week: Charlotte


Type of dog: Canadian Inuit

Age: 5, born in March of 2008

Birthplace: Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge; Ely, MN

Parents: Thule and Jens

Favorite position: Lead

Some of you may remember me . . . I spent this past fall visiting schools with Dave and Amy. That was fun. I met so many nice kids! I have to admit that I was happy to return to Wintergreen. I have so many relatives and friends here. I like to be with all these other dogs! I also like to pull a dogsled! We have plenty of snow and the trails are in great shape. Pulling a dogsled is really my favorite thing to do, aside from eating and being pet by nice people.

I run in the lead position most of the time. I have to listen to what the people on the dogsled say. They are called mushers. They tell me what to do. If they say “hike”, I know that it is time to go. When they say “whoa”, I need to stop. If they tell me “gee”, I turn to the right. If they say “haw”, I turn to the left. There are more commands, but those are the basics.




  1. Rhnae King
    Posted January 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | Permalink

    Charlotte was one of my dogs during my visit to Wintergreen. She was so patient putting up with Bullet and Kayuk’s male posturing. She certainly knows how to pull.

    • wildernessdave
      Posted January 20, 2014 at 8:09 am | Permalink

      Charlotte is a good dog. I am glad that you were able to work with her when you were out dogsledding.

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