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We are a Boundary Waters canoe trip outfitter, Quetico outfitter, and guide service in Ely, Minnesota. This Boundary Waters blog shares photos, stories, humor, skills, and naturalist insights from guiding in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).

Most entries are from our founder and head guide, Jason Zabokrtsky. He is the Boundary Waters Blogger.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Dog Treats With a Twist

It's a Wintergreen tradition to buy the dogs soft serve ice cream cones when returning from long trips. This is Daisy enjoying hers after we crossed the border back into the US today.


nikki said...

Real food?! For dogs? Mr. Z, I never thought I'd never see the day...

Simba said...

This ice-cream took me by surprise. How long does this habit exist?

Jason Zabokrtsky said...

Nikki, I'm such a softy. Even Lexee dog gets vanilla soft serve from Dairy Queen. :)

Simba, the working dogs of Wintergreen get ice cream only after special long expeditions - maybe once or twice a year.

Simba said...


I like the photo of Daisy so much that I have used it in my blog, I hope you don't mind.With a link to your post.

You can check it here

It's a blog about polar bears, in particular Knut from Bearlin, but also about other bears and animals.I try to retrace a lot of family lines of polar bears in captivity too, that will probably keep me busy for an eternity...:)

By the way I like what you have written about the black bears too and your photos of the polar bear jail. I am working on a story about one polar bear who had been "guest" there several times.She came then to a zoo in Europe, otherwise she would have been killed.

I will certainly from time to time visit you here.

Should you ever see Daisy again,say hello from me


Simba is my dog who runs officially the blog. She died 8 months ago but I haven't changed the account settings.

Christy said...

That is one happy dog! Our dogs get a little vanilla when they don't dig massive holes in the yard (rarely).