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Tell Alaska Airlines to Stop Promoting Dog Abuse - PETITION
Animals  (tags: Iditarod, animal cruelty, animal suffering, dog racing )

- 861 days ago -
Horrible things happen to the dogs during the Iditarod. This includes: death, bloody diarrhea, paralysis, frostbite (where it hurts the most!), bleeding ulcers, lung damage and pneumonia. Many dogs have frozen to death!!!
Another Reason To "Give It Up"!!!
Animals  (tags: iditarod, animalcruelty, world, Alaska, risks, safety, dogs )

- 1926 days ago -
An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown to a hospital after a harrowing ordeal that included crashing his sled, hitting his head on a tree stump and getting knocked unconscious, and later falling through ice and breaking his ankle.
Take a Stand Against the Savage Cruelty of the Dog Sledding Industry ACTION US
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, Iditarod, illness, Alaska, animals )

- 2300 days ago -
More than a hundred dogs have died during the Iditarod since the annual races began in 1973. Dogs also suffer terrible spinal, hip, and muscular injuries, exhaustion, heart attacks, and hemorrhaging. Please speak out for them...
ACTION ALERT: Tell the U.S. Census to Stop Promoting the Iditarod Race !!
Animals  (tags: sled dogs, abused, mistreated, evidence, iditarod, us census )

- 3371 days ago -
Dear friends, KTVA-TV in Alaska recently reported that - unbelievably - the U.S. Census Bureau is sponsoring a musher in the 2010 Iditarod. Please tell the Census director, Robert Groves, that tax dollars should not be used to sponsor a musher in this
Tell U.S. Census to Stop Promoting Iditarod ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, suffering, Iditarod, protection )

- 3373 days ago -
KTVA-TV in Alaska reported in February 2010 (see last paragraph of the article below) that the U.S. Census Bureau is sponsoring a musher in the 2010 Iditarod. Please tell the Census director, Robert Groves, that tax dollars should not be used to sponsor
Ask the Sponsors of the Iditarod to Not Support the Cruel Sled Race ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, Iditarod, dogs, suffering, environment, protection )

- 3382 days ago -
Please ask the sponsors of this cruel event, to no longer support them.
ACTION ALERT: Iditarod: Running Sled Dogs to Death !!!
Animals  (tags: iditarod, dog abuse, dog deaths, controversy, running sled dogs, death )

- 3384 days ago -
You can expect at least three dogs, who are supposed to be in the prime of their lives, to die in Alaska over the next week or so. Maybe as many as six will lose their lives, like last year, or maybe more.
Get Ready To Start The Iditarod Death Count
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, death, sadness, Iditarod, race, cruel )

- 3387 days ago -
This year's Iditarod hasn't even started yet, but one dog is already dead. Lava, a 5-year-old male dog, died from gastric ulcers. Nearly 150 dogs have died since records started being kept for the Iditarod.
ACTION ALERT: Ask Iditarod Sponsors to Stop Sponsoring Cruel Dog Sled Race!!
Animals  (tags: sled dogs, iditarod, sponsors, cruel dog sled race, suffering, deaths, abuse )

- 3474 days ago -
Please end your organization's support of the Iditarod dog sled race. For the dogs, this event is a bottomless pit of suffering. What happens to the dogs during the Iditarod includes death, paralysis, frostbite (in the places where it hurts the most!),
ACTION ALERT: Stop The Iditarod Trail (of Death) Sled Dog Race!!!
Animals  (tags: sled dogs, huskies, iditarod, dogs abused, exploitated, sled dog race, sponsors )

- 3475 days ago -
The Iditarod is so inhumane and exploitative that it has earned the scorn of not only animal protection organizations like PETA, HSUS, and the Sled Dog Action Committee, as well as caring individuals worldwide, but also prominent sports columnists,
Please Contact Iditarod Sponsors, Urge Them To Stand Up For The Dogs ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cruelty, death, iditarod, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3711 days ago -
It is cruelty to force dogs to run the grueling Iditarod race. The 1,150 miles is more than the distance from Maine to Florida. This is a RACE, so the dogs are running as fast as they can, over mountain ranges, ice, snow, in harsh conditions
The Iditarod Dead: Now at 6
Animals  (tags: dogs, iditarod, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3732 days ago -
A sixth dog has died. She was only two years old. But I've written about the Iditarod more times than I care to count in the last couple weeks, and I just can't bring myself to do it again in great detail.
Iditarod 2009: Six Dogs Dead
Animals  (tags: dogs, iditarod, deaths, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

- 3733 days ago -
When we discussed the first dog to die during the 2009 Iditarod, I mentioned that more were likely to follow. Now, at the end of the race, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that this year's death toll stands at six.
PETA Asks for Investigation Into Sled Dog Deaths
Animals  (tags: dogs, iditarod, peta, death, investigation, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3734 days ago -
An animal rights group wants Alaska State Troopers to open a criminal investigation into the deaths this year of five Iditarod dogs, including two on the team of a musher who says they froze to death.
Sled Dog Fatalities Mount As Iditarod Winds Down
Animals  (tags: dogs, iditarod, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3734 days ago -
The 1,100 mile stretch between Nome and Anchorage is probably some of the most scenic, beautiful and rugged landscape in Alaska. Unfortunately it's also the place where five sled dogs lost their lives since the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began

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