Lansing, Michigan dog fighting survivors await their fate in court on 8/25/2017. The prosecutor has petition to euthanize the first group of these dogs. You may be asking yourself, “Why kill the victims of abuse?” Past survivors have taught us where to go from here. Are we listening? Survivor stories help us understand – read their stories and see how they have adjusted to a life of love and compassion with their adoptive families.
Learn how I became embroiled in this controversy as owner of Dog International, and what I learned about the contentious issues in the sled dog debate. Is chaining dogs humane? What’s wrong with the Iditarod? How widespread is abuse and neglect in the sled dog industry? Is there such a thing as “humane mushing?” These are just some of the questions I explore in this post.Humane Mushing, Iditarod, Musher, Sled Dogs, Yukon Quest