Upcoming Events

Jan 12-15, 2021 & Jan 26-29, 2021: Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine in Working Canines

Waypoint has partnered with 4-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser's Happy Trails Kennels and the Alaska Dog Mushing School to offer the ultimate continuing education adventure.  This 4-day program encompasses 18 hr of RACE-approved CE covering exercise physiology and sports medicine in working dog and the complete experience of working with the ultimate canine athlete:  the Alaskan Husky sled dog. 

Important Stuff

RACE-approved for 18 CE credits for veterinarians.  No limit to registration for the Continuing Education program, but space is limited in the Alaska Dog Mushing School classes and for on-site lodging at Happy Trails Kennels Bed and Breakfast, so be sure to sign up early!


Scientific Program


  • Nutrition
  • Metabolism
  • Hydration
  • Thermoregulation
  • Gastroenterology of working dogs
  • Endocrinology
  • Immune function

Alaska Dog Mushing School


  • Hands-on training on handling the dogs, including harnessing, hook-up, and managing equipment
  • Special discounted rates for CE attendees
  • Short training run
  • Long training run
  • All-day wilderness tour with your own sled and team of dogs

Happy Trails B&B


Live on the grounds of an Iditarod-champion kennel.

All rooms have private baths

Full kitchen

Wi-Fi internet

Satellite TV

Special discounted rates for CE attendees

Download brochure and registration form

K9 exercise physiology Jan 2021 course schedule (pdf)


K9 exercise physiology Jan 2021 registration (pdf)