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Sled Dogs

David Totten often uses his own recreational team of sled dogs as models for his well-known "sled dog art." He has been awarded numerous placements in the prestigious "Art Show at the Dog Show" competitions, and in 1995, 1997 and 1999 was selected to paint the official prints of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

Two Pups
Size approximately 13"w x 10" h. Limited edition of 200 signed & numbered Giclée prints. Also Available double-matted & framed for $230 + shipping.


Allie
10 1/2" W x 11" H. Limited Edition of 200 Giclee prints.

Nicky
10 1/2" W x 11" H. Limited Edition of 200 Giclee prints.

Down Time
Official print of the 1995 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. This beautiful print depicts 2 sled dogs at rest along the trail. Still in harness, they rest peacefully. Limited Edition 0f 950 signed & numbered prints. Each print contains an artist's remarque, a small original pencil drawing of some aspect of a sled dog's life. These remarqued prints are available only from the artist, Dave Totten. Size: 23" x 15"

Booted & Ready
"Booted & Ready" shows the enthusiasm sled dogs feel when they are ready to run. The "boots" are used in certain snow conditions to protect the dogs' feet from ice building up between the pads. This was the Official print of the 1997 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. Limited Edition of 950 signed & numbered prints. Each print contains an artist's remarque, a small original pencil drawing of some aspect of a sled dog's life. These remarqued prints are available only from the artist, Dave Totten. Size: 21" x 15"

Back on the Trail
Power, speed and endurance are all important traits shared by the world-class athletes competing in the Yukon Quest race. But it is attitude, a less tangible trait, that may determine the difference between winning or losing, finishing or scratching in the race. "Back on the Trail" is the official print of the 1999 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. Edition of 500 signed and numbered prints with original artist's remarque; size: 16 1/2" by 19".

Fast Break
"Fast Break" depicts Iditarod 2000 finisher Blake Freking competing in a qualifying race with dogs from Howling Dog Farm, in Willow, Alaska. Limited edition of 350 signed & numbered prints. Size of print is 14" X 20".

Checkpoint
Four sled dogs rest and huddle together on a bed of straw at a "Checkpoint" in a long distance race. Signed and numbered Limited Giclee Edition of only 200. Size 21 1/2" W x 12 3/4" H. Price: $125.00 + $8.50 shipping.

Northern Lights I
Our friend Karen Ramstad from Alberta, Canada frequently runs the Iditarod Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. She is depicted here passing a cabin with the fabulous Northern Lights in the background. A signed and numbered limited edition of 200 Giclees. Price is $85 plus shipping.

Trail to Caswell Creek
A "virtual" dog sled ride for the observer. A team of huskies makes its way through the snow-covered spruce trees on a beautiful winter day. From an original pen & ink drawing. Size is 9 3/4"W x 14 1/4" H. Signed and numbered limited edition of 200 Giclees. Price: $30 + shipping.

Kenai
Kenai was one of our fifth generation Siberian Huskies & was one of our favorites. A fine working sled dog and a wonderful companion. Size 10 1/2"W x 6 1/2"H, limited edition of 200 signed and numbered Giclees done from an original mixed media painting. Price: $30 + shipping.