The Hedlund Husky is a rare line of Alaskan Husky that dates back to the 1940s when it was developed by Rose and Nels Hedlund, in the Iliamna Region of Alaska, for use in trap line teams and for subsistence living.

More information can be found about this traditional sled dog line by using the following links:

Anchorage Daily News

Red Paw Newsletter (scroll down to Freight Dogs Section)

Mushing Magazine, March 2006

Kim Fitzgerald is the original founder of the Hedlund Husky Preservation Project. Here she is with McKenzie, one of our foundation males, and Rich who is providing him with an excellent retirement home.

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