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Dogs prepare for 28th annual Aviemore Husky Sled Dog Rally in Scotland

Over 1,000 dogs will take part in the biggest event in the Husky dog calendar with teams coming from as far as the Isle of Wight and Devon for one of the most challenging and prestigious races. 

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Husky dogs wait for preparations to get underway for the 28th annual Aviemore Husky Sled Dog Rally on January 20, 2011 in Aviemore, Scotland.

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Last year's six dog champion Pete Jones prepares for the 28th annual Aviemore Husky Sled Dog Rally beside Loch Morlich on January 20, 2011 in Aviemore, Scotland.

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A husky dog waits for preparations to get underway for the 28th annual Aviemore Husky Sled Dog Rally on January 20, 2011 in Aviemore, Scotland.