About Dream a Dream Sled Dog Tours
Owner & Manager
Vern Halter arrived in Alaska in 1977, and has since competed in 18 Iditarod® races and 6 Yukon Quest races. Vern grew up on a farm in South Dakota and relocated north to Alaska right out of law school…
Dr. Susan Whiton
Owner & Veternarian
Dr. Susan Whiton moved to Alaska in 1977 looking for adventure. She worked as a high school science teacher in Unalaska, on Alaska’s Aleutian peninsula for 5 years before moving to northern Mat Su Valley in 1982 with her husband, musher Vern…
Guide & Booking Manager
After being diagnosed with Wegener’s granulomatosis, an extremely rare autoimmune disorder that can restrict blood flow as a result of inflammation of the vascular system, Cindy Abbott, a 20-year Science Professor at Cal State…
All tour packages include a tour of the homestead, gardens and kennel of retired sled dog racers Vern Halter and Susan Whiton. Meet the amazing dogs of the Dream a Dream Sled Dog Farm, and the family that created their dream. In addition to breeding, raising and training professional sled dogs, both Vern and Susan are multiple finishers of the historic Iditarod® sled dog race, and Vern is the 1990 Champion of the Yukon Quest race.
Take a look around. You’ll see why Dream a Dream Sled Dog Tours is a visitor favorite and an Alaska bucket list must!