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7-OAKS is a New England based kennel of AKC Seppala Siberian Huskies with a very high  SEPPALA percentage.  Our first sled dogs came from TayMarr Kennels in Boxford, MA. A friend of mine, Jonathan Hayes, was looking online and found some Sepps for sale at TayMarr. We immediately called Bob Davis and the rest is history. We have bought many dogs from Bob and Tammy Davis. Bob has mentored us and spent countless hours explaining the Who, What, Where and Why's of mushing. *Many Thanks* to the Davis family. The Davis family also introduced us to Bob and Rhonda O'Hearn, who have  been a positive influence in our mushing career (thanks for the loan of the sled in 2004 CanAm).
 
We enjoy exercising and training the dogs more than anything else. It is the day to day care of the dogs and kennel that brings it all into focus. Mushing is 1% racing and 99% care and training. Although we train to be race ready, we believe it is important to stop and smell the roses along the way. We have three children which mean the puppies and dogs get a lot of socialization, care and exercise. We enjoy the different personalities of each dog and their ability to read us and tell what is on our mind before we set it into motion. By spending time with each dog individually and collectively as a kennel, we find where each member of the team belongs, where they feel most comfortable and where they will be most productive in the team.
 
The "SEPPALA", of which some call a strain and others call a  breed, whomever is more correct we do not know, but they are definitely  different in personality, trainability and disposition than any other siberian\sled dog we have been around or owned. The Seppala Siberian sled dog is definitely the choice of 7-OAKS. May your trails be fast, pristine and trouble free.

 

7-OAKS SEPPALAS
KYLE STOOPS
WINTERPORT, ME
1-207-322-7772