6 dogs is the minimum number of dogs that you have to finish with in the Iditarod.
Up to 46 dogs are allowed in the race on one team.
At the start of the Iditarod you may have a maximum of 16 dogs and a minimum of 12 dogs; minimum of 6 dogs are required to continue in the race and are mandatory as you cross the finish line. (iditarod.com)
what is the maximum number of dogs in the iditarod?
The Maximum is 16 dogs the minimum is eight dogs.
They are suppose to have 16 dogs on each team.
are women allowed to race in the iditarod race
Kris Hoffman actually has 16 dogs total for the Iditarod race of 2011. All mushers start with 16 dogs
she has 16 dogs that are in the iditarod but all together...77 :)
12 to 16 dogs
The maximum number of dogs you can run in the Iditarod race is 16 dogs
you have to start with at least 6 dogs and end with at least 6 dogs
12 to 16
The thing that is worn by horses and Iditarod dogs is called a harness.
the bigest and the strongest dogs are hoock in the very back.
A musher can have a maximum of 15 dogs to start the Iditarod race. He must have a least 5 dogs in the harness at the end to officially finish. Dogs can be dropped for many reason such as injury, illness, and attitude issue.
Dogs can be as young as one year and as old as 12. Generally they range from 2 -7 or 8 years of age. After retiring from racing many Iditarod dogs continue doing training runs as "teachers" for the younger dogs.