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People are adopting sled dogs

sled dogs CompanyEvery cloud seems to have a silver lining.  In 2010 we heard of the euthanizing of 56 sled-pulling dogs.   As a result, sled dogs are being adopted more often in British Columbia.

Because of the publicity this case received, people are also  socializing regularly with other sleddie parents.

For instance, the executive director of the Victoria Humane Society hosted nearly 30 sleddie owners and their dogs  at a special event on her property.

Tightly-knit groups of sleddie owners have sprung up all over British Columbia.  They go for walks together, share a Facebook page and even dog sit for each other.

Read more on the Pique News Magazine website.

Picture courtesy of Whistler Sled Dog Company.

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