Dog-sledding classes offered in Brooklyn

Dog-sledding classes are being offered in Brooklyn.

Dog-sledding classes are being offered in Brooklyn. (12/6/15)

BROOKLYN - Pet huskies in Brooklyn in need of some fresh air and exercise needn't look any further. Dog-sledding classes are being offered in Brooklyn.

The founder of NYC Dog Mushers says the classes give dogs a sense of purpose. They get confidence from completing a task while working with other dogs.

The dogs learn to mush on trails and pathways in McCarren Park. After building up muscles and becoming acclimated the to activity, dogs can typically run six to 10 miles.

Organizers say afterward, the dogs will be less stressed, will sleep better and may stop destructive behaviors like chewing.

Classes are $35 per session and are held every Monday.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Neighborhood Brief for April 30
A 3-year-old girl died after a car accident 2 3-year-old killed in crash on Bruckner Boulevard
More than 2,000 people took part in the 3 Thousands attend NYPD Cares 5K for kids with disabilities
More than 200 Brooklyn residents received a goody 4 Expecting moms attend massive baby shower in E. Flatbush
A resident who lives nearby says many buildings 5 Part of roof collapses in Williamsburg apartment building

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE