Husky memory

Are you passionate about dogs? Would you like to delve into the realms of mindfulness, animal welfare, and experience the thrill of driving your own dog sled team in a unique and breathtaking environment?

If so, this extraordinary tour is tailor-made for you!

Embark on a premium adventure where you’ll discover the intricacies of dog training through mindfulness and our unwavering presence. Accompanied by our expert guides, you’ll gain insights into the fundamentals of animal welfare. As you navigate the snowy landscapes on the sled, you’ll collaborate with your canine team, growing more confident with each passing moment. To cap off the experience, you’ll also learn the art of providing a well-deserved massage to your furry companions.


Commencing with a pickup and transfer from Kiruna or ICEHOTEL, a scenic 40-minute drive brings us to our kennel. En route, we drive along the picturesque Kalix River, one of Europe’s largest river systems untouched by hydroelectric development. On clear days, marvel at the majestic mountain range, home to Sweden’s tallest peak, Kebnekaise. Keep an eye out for moose as we traverse their winter grazing land.

The Dog Sledding Tour

Our day commences with a unique dog sled tour. Following comprehensive driving instructions, which also cover the best ways to interact with our dogs, we set out across frozen swamps, rivers, and mountain forests. Teams of two alternate between driving and sitting on the sled, surrounded by the backdrop of Sweden’s tallest mountain, Kebnekaise. Each driver enjoys approximately 45 minutes at the helm.


Indulge in a delicious meal served within the confines of our specially designed “tipi.for paws” As you savor the warmth and comfort of this unique space, engage in conversations about life in this Arctic environment.

Mindfulness and Animal Welfare

We will explore the principles of animal welfare and the positive outcomes of mindful practices. Learn how we apply these principles. In our discussions, we delve into the crucial realms of animal welfare and ethics within dog training and the sled dog world. We believe in fostering a compassionate and responsible approach to our canine companions, placing emphasis on their well-being and ethical treatment. Our commitment extends to promoting a positive and considerate environment for dogs.

Should you encounter challenges with your dogs at home, engage in discussions with our experts, who will offer personalized suggestions and solutions and set you up for an on- line session.


What do our dogs gain from this tour?

You play a crucial role in helping our dogs alleviate both psychological and physical tensions, integral to our daily work. Additionally, your presence aids in teaching the dogs to feel secure around strangers.

What do you gain from this tour?

Acquire insights into mindfulness and massage techniques, potentially inspiring their application with your own dogs in the future. By practicing mindfulness with the dogs, you’ll experience a quieting of your mind, promoting a sense of calm and relaxation. Furthermore, deepen your understanding of animal welfare and its significance.

To commence mindfulness practices with your own dogs, we recommend an online session with us, offering a discounted rate on private online coaching. We can also assist in connecting you with a local practitioner.

Meet Your Guide

Ylva Forssén boasts over two decades of dog experience, primarily in bird hunting and sled dogs. A well-educated dog psychologist, she holds a Crossfields Institute level 3 diploma in mindfulness for people with their animals, making her a certified Trust Technique Practitioner. By integrating mindfulness into daily training, Ylva creates a stress-free environment at the kennel, facilitating the building of new, trouble-free relationships for those facing challenges with their dogs.

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