Doug is one of the most notorious dog mushers on the northeast circuit, known for his lovable group of dogs, and his uncanny ability to celebrate on the racecourse. A dairy farmer, he has just begun to bring his infectious love for the sport to the world stage — competing last year in the Open North American Championship in Fairbanks, Alaska. Doug says he’s “over the moon” to be continuing his adventures beyond the farm at this year’s Pedigree Stage Stop Race. “It doesn’t matter if we’re first, last, or thrown out — as long as we’re all havin’ a good time, let’s do it!”