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Sad Details Emerge in Sled Dog Killings

Vigilantes threaten to cull sled dog killer

(Newser) - A sled dog company employee who slaughtered around 100 huskies after tourism dried up has been receiving death threats, Canadian police say. Police and animal welfare authorities are investigating the killings, which came to light after the worker described the killings in grisly detail to obtain workman's compensation. The animals... More »

Sled Dogs Slaughtered in Canada

Company killed up to 100 huskies after tourism slump

(Newser) - Appalled Canadian authorities are investigating the slaughter of up to 100 huskies used to pull tourist sleds. An employee at a British Columbia company says he was ordered to kill scores of healthy dogs when business dropped off after the 2010 Winter Olympics. The killings came to light after he... More »

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