Photo Contest

Please vote for your favorite photo below! The winner will receive a prize. Every dollar donated counts as a vote so give as much or as little as you want!

If you aren’t around for our IRISH Dogs Silent Auction, this is a great way to support our cause!

Under “Special Instructions” please be sure to note which picture you are voting for!




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Kisses From Baby Hashiki on Adoption Day (1)



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We are having a fundraiser!


Hello friends!

We are getting ready for our IRISH Dogs Silent Auction! Here you will find some wonderful information about the upcoming fundraiser, as well as the registration form. Please register ahead of time as only a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

We are being sponsored by Calling All Dogs, who was wonderful enough to donate a space for our event at their Midvale location. Prizes and silent auction items are being donated by a number of businesses, so bring your checkbook and be ready to bid!

In addition to the silent auction and dinner, we will be having some fun events going throughtout the evening that anyone can participate in. Please take a look at the IRISH Dogs Events and Tentative Schedule for a description of events and timeline for the evening. Your friendly dog is welcome to attend!


To register please fill out the registration form:

Registration closes March 9 so don’t wait! Reserve your spot at our evening of fun!

Please e-mail any questions to

IDidaRace 2013 Race Results

IDidaRace…to help save homeless
November 2nd 2013
Race Results
Place Name Time
1st Deb Dixon 27:11:00
2nd Kel Scud 31:26:00
3rd Joyce Epperson 43:36:00
4th Kel Scud 47:56:00
1st Kel Scud 18:37:00
2nd Michelle Parenteau 23:25:00
3rd Heather Butler 24:00:00
4th Racer Gibson 25:28:00
Bikejor Junior
1st Abigail Mills 28:33:00
1st Doris Ramsperger 20:01:00
2nd Jordan Hillock 20:27:00
DNF (one lap) David Asay 11:13:00
Scooter Junior
1st Bodi Asay 28:32:00
1st Ed Steele 19:18:00
2nd John Thornburg 21:13:00
3rd Joe Hillock 24:30:00
4th Geoff and Siena 35:00:00
5th Archie Parenteau 35:37:00
6th Kristy Philippi 37:31:00
DNF (one lap) Tina Farnsworth 26:46:00
Canicross Junior
1st Clara Asay 35:57:00
1st Justin Desilets 21:23:00

IDidaRace 2013

Hey everyone, one of our most important fundraising events is getting ready to happen!

lDldARace to Help Save Homeless Dogs
Location: Gillmor Way, Park City Utah (near the ice arena). map
When: Saturday November 2, 2013
Registration: 7:30-8:00 AM
Races: Start at 8:00 AM
Events: Bikejor, Scooter and
Canicross (1-2 dogs); Cart (4-6 dogs)
Distance: 2 —3:45 Miles
(depends on event)
5K Run
Costume Contest for dogs and people
New This Year: “Parade of Rescues”

Entry Fee: $25 for all events/ per event
(all proceeds donated to Arctic Rescue)

Our official entry form as a DOC or PDF
IDidaRace 2013 Entry Form DOC
IDidaRace 2013 Entry Form PDF

Contact with any questions.


Goodbye Aurora, you will be missed

Today we had to say goodbye to one of our beautiful rescue girls Aurora. She had some medical problems this past weekend and went downhill very quickly Monday night to Tuesday morning. She was not responding to medication and treatment and sadly was not able to recover. Aurora was a wonderful dog, full of spunk and friendly to everyone.

We are so thankful to everyone who donates to rescues, any rescues, and especially thankful to everyone who sent kind thoughts, wishes and donations to try to help Aurora recover. Even though Aurora never got a forever family, she had people who loved her and wished her the very best right to the end.

We will be holding a memorial for Aurora soon and giving all the Arctic Rescue foster doggies a big treat in her honor.

Thank you again to all of our wonderful volunteers and donors. Without you it would not have been possible to give Aurora a place to feel loved and cared for during this difficult time.

Goodbye Aurora, you will be missed.


Photos for Fido

When: Saturday, June15th
Where: Wheeler Farm, 6351 South 900 East SLC UT.
Time: 9AM-3PM

Contact: Maren Gibson 801-318-0155 or

Arctic Breeds Rescue proudly presents “Photos for Fido” a rescue fundraiser and adoption event. Come join us at Wheeler Farm from 9AM-3PM where for a donation of just $25 you can have a professional photograph taken of you, your pet, your family or all of the above. In addition to the photography, we will have a fun raffle, bikejoring demos, interactive dog toy and training demos (brought to you by Calling All Dogs) and meet the Pawsatch Snow Dogs. And don’t forget to come meet some of the Arctic Rescue, Cause for Paws Utah and Moonsong Malamute adoptable dogs.


Schedule of events:


9:00 AM: Bikejoring Demo/ Mini Pull Clinic

Noon: Arctic Rescue Adopted Dogs Group Photo

2:00 PM: Raffle

9:00AM-3PM: Photo Sessions

9:00AM-3PM: Meet some of the Arctic Rescue, Cause for Paws Utah and Moonsong Malamute adoptable foster dogs.

9:00AM-3PM: Training and interactive dog toy demos by Calling All Dogs

9:00AM-3PM: Meet the Pawsatch Snow Dogs dog sled team


Our photographers include:


Sandra Salvas

Sandra Salvas is a local outdoor photographer living in Park City Utah. She has a passion for photography and a love for animals that most people will never understand. When she’s not working her day job as a photo editor for Black Diamond Equipment, she’s hitting the trail with her dogs Sequoia and Timantti (a Karelian Bear Dog whom she adopted from Arctic Rescue). Sandra is known by all her friends as a dog whisperer and her photographic talent is captured thru the eyes of our furry friends. Sandra has had work published in Bark Magazine, The New Yorker, Skiing Magazine and many other prestigious publications.

Sandra Salvas Photography


Cassy Bee Photography

My name is Cassy and I am a photographer based out of Sandy, Utah. I specialize in landscape, nature and portrait photography. I also enjoy photographing weddings, maternity, and boudoir, newborns; I am available for travel as well. I take a natural, and classic approach with all my portraits and incorporate my own personal touches when capturing those timeless moments. I love working with all different styles, and I take pride in creating beautiful pieces of art, which speak deeply for my passion for photography.

I have a passion for all things bees, including beekeeping. Besides photography, my time is spent beekeeping and harvesting honey, playing outdoors with my loving husband, camping and hiking, reading, as well as spending time with my two labs, Zoey & Nola.


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Pupp n Stuff

Snø taking a break after running in the dog scooter category.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our dryland sled dog race on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 in Park City, UT.  We had a great turn out and were able to raise a lot of money to help support the rescue of these amazing dogs.

It was truly wonderful to see so many of the dogs we have adopted out there racing. Yukon and Echo were two of the many who attended.

Arctic Rescue adopted dog "Yukon"

“Yukon” was adopted from Arctic Rescue last winter.

Arctic Rescue adopted dog "Echo"

Beautiful “Echo” was adopted into a great home over the summer. He is built for speed.

We were so happy to see foster dogs Summit, Habe and Mozart able to race.  Special thanks to the volunteers and fosterers who participated with them.

Arctic Rescue foster dog "Summit"

Arctic Rescue foster dog “Summit” digging in for a strong finish. Good boy “Summit”

The new event a dog costume contest a blast.  We will definitely have to keep that one on the program for next year.

Kel and Jack Tar won our costume contest dressed up as Paul Bunyan and Babe

Kel and Jack Tar won our costume contest dressed up as Paul Bunyan and Babe

Here is a link to some of the photos that were taken, there are a lot more photos on Facebook, Utah Paw Power and Arctic Rescue.


We look forward to adopting out more dogs and seeing more of them at the race next year!  Happy mushing!


Arctic Rescue Fundraiser Photos


LC thanking Snø for winning her a medal


Blue Moon Walk

Come meet some of our “Blue Moon” dogs this Friday, August 31st at Racer’s Cycle Service in Provo UT.

Time:  6:30PM – 8:00PM, meet Tegan, Dodger and Powder at Racer’s Cycle Service


meet at Bridal Veil Falls parking area at 8:30PM

Address:  159W 500 N, Provo, UT

Activities:  Meet adoptable dogs Tegan, Dodger and Powder from 6:30PM – 8:00PM.  Bring your own pooch for some treat tasting, then head out for a night hike/ walk on the bike path in Provo Canyon.