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Sled dogs need to eat around 10,000 calories per day. During the Iditarod race, that translates into about 2,000 pounds of food for one team for the entire race. Meat is the main ingredient, but other fats, oils, dry dog foods and vitamin supplements are also included. The dogs are fed at each checkpoint but they also get snacks every few hours.

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A pro to the Iditarod is that the food for the dogs contain fat in them. The dogs usually eat fatty fish, beef, and lamb. A con is that the sled dogs are forced to race when they can suffer from ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iditarod_Trail_Sled_Dog_Race

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome, entirely within the US state of Alaska. Mushers and a team of 14 dogs, of which at least 5 must be on the towline at the finish line, cover the distance in 8–15 days or more. [1]

animals.mom.me/the-diet-of-the-iditarod-dog-12338421.html

As one of the world's top endurance athletes, an Iditarod sled dog has extremely specialized dietary needs. Requiring a diet of nearly 10 times the calories of a non-working dog and huge amounts of protein and fat, the Iditarod sled dog must be carefully fueled.

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The other food and snacks mushers eat are found in their drop bags that they prepare and which are flown to the checkpoints prior to the race start. Many mushers will freeze their food, (lasagne, mac & cheese, stew, etc.) in airtight bags to be dropped into the same boiling water used to make dog meals.

iditarod.com/edu/it-is-about-the-dogs-iditarod-sled-dogs-ready-to-run

Iditarod mushers are very particular about the food and quality of care given to their dogs, which creates a loving and trusting bond between musher and dogs. Visit an Iditarod kennel for any period of time and you will feel the warm affection that exists between the mushers and their canine athletes.

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A pro to the Iditarod is that the food for the dogs contain fat in them. The dogs usually eat fatty fish, beef, and lamb. A con is that the sled dogs are forced to race when they can suffer from ...

www.gq.com/story/the-real-life-diet-of-iditarod-mushers

Twins Kristy and Anna Berington, who competed in the thousand-mile dog sled race in Alaska called the Iditarod, talked to us about what it’s like to eat a PowerBar at 60 below zero, and how to ...

dogcare.dailypuppy.com/mushing-dogs-eat-1777.html

C apable of burning an astounding 10,000 calories per day when actively mushing, sled dogs require a diet specifically tailored to their needs. Mushers must keep a careful eye on the dogs' weight so each dog can perform optimally, and mushers must provide the right kind of nutrients so the dogs stay warm, have enough energy for racing and don't eat empty calories.