No, he's not named after a measurement of distance, but this is a great coincidence for a sled dog to have in a name, because he will run hundreds of miles in his lifetime.
Miles was named after jazz musician and trumpeter, Miles Davis
As our educational ambassador and retired Quest leader, Foxy, has gotten older, I've been looking for a special dog to take her place as an educational animal for my dog sledding presentations.
Miles started coming to talks with me and Foxy from an early age.
Miles at a library talk at 10 weeks of age
He has such a great disposition and hams it up for an audience.
We have nicknamed him "Smiles" because, if you talk to him at all, he literally smiles.
Miles has a great life. At four months old, he wakes up early, plays hard, and sacks out hard.
Miles is super cuddly and loves his brothers. I have really high hopes for Mr. Miles for taking over Foxy's place and adding to my growing awesome little team next season!