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On the husky express: Mushers living part of Lake Tahoe’s sled dog history

Owners of Husky Express Dog Sled Tours, Dotty Dennis and David Beck, harnessed their team Friday as they prepared to take a client on a Hope Valley tour. The dogs howled and shook with anticipation. “He’s not cold, he’s just excited,” Beck said as he pointed to a trembling brown and white husky. “They’re natural pullers and they’re very smart. It’s not like working with horses,” he said. Neither the dogs nor their mushers are strangers to competition. Reebok — the white Siberian husky who led Friday’s tour — once raced the Iditarod, a 993-mile dog sled competition in which …

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