We are Steve and Taniya Coxhead and we own Timberline Kennels.

We have been involved with sled dogs for 24 years and have the largest Siberian Husky Race Kennel in New Zealand. In early 2016 we relocated to Taupo to establish TIMBERLINE – a purpose built facility for our dogs complete with a track for training the team.

Our central plateau property has the ideal location for us to pursue our passion for running the dogs – with its cold winters and proximity to forest areas for training.

Our kennel is named TIMBERLINE after the greatest dog we have owned and trained - TIMBER . His lineage will be the foundation of our future teams.

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  •   Meet and cuddle dogs and puppies when on the ground
  •   Live demonstration of running 8 dog team using quad bike on the track
  •   Keeping a pack of Siberian Huskies
  •   History of Siberian husky and introduction into NZ
  •   What makes a husky run – suitability as a pet
  •   Transportation of dogs – why we own a big Chevrolet Truck
  •   Photos with dogs
  •   Refreshments on the deck