6 dogs is the minimum number of dogs that you have to finish with in the Iditarod.
The maximum number of dogs you can run in the Iditarod race is 16 dogs
Kris Hoffman actually has 16 dogs total for the Iditarod race of 2011. All mushers start with 16 dogs
A contestant in the Iditarod usually has 12-16 dogs on their sled team at the beginning of the race. If less than 6 dogs are pulling the sled when they cross the finish line, the team will be disqualified.
to have dogs and race them to win.
because they want to go sledding with dogs
The least amount of dogs you can use in the Iditarod race is about 12 and the most is up to 46 XD
The average number of dogs in one of these races is 16
The tradition is racing with dogs
you can run with a minimum of 4 dogs in the iditarod race
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.
Leads the dogs in the Iditarod race really. :-)
The Iditarod dog sled race is known as "The Last Great Race" and it is run each year in Alaska. The dogs pull the sleds from Anchorage to Nome.
There are no more than 100 mushers in the Iditarod race.
The fewest dogs you can run with is at least 10. At the start of the race you must at least has 12 dogs in order to start the race
Each owner is different. The best thing to do is to read some books that have been written on the Iditarod race. They will tell you lots about what these owners/trainers go through with their dogs such as the breeding, care of, feeding of, & how they care for their dogs during the race.
WHAT THEY EAT IS SOUP THAT THERE MUSHER COOKS FOR THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
usahally the big ones
ice can break on the dogs