End the Iditarod
Action Alert from All-Creatures.org


February 2015


Also read Wag the Sled Dog: Industry Misconceptions

Iditarod season is upon us again - March 7, 2015

Go here and Write to Iditarod sponsors and supporters


Sled Dogma: Reality Bites believes that a tethering ban on a federal level is necessary to significantly improve conditions for the sled dogs associated with commercial mushing. Currently commercial sled dog operations are exempt from federal regulations under a "working dog" exclusion.

Please watch Dream an Iditarod Dream (with links to other videos). This video shows the living conditions of the Iditarod "participants" when they're not "racing"... [NOTE from All-Creatures.org: No doubt, someone will claim that this video reflects anomalies rather than the realities of how "racing" dogs are forced to live most of their lives.]

See for yourself the conditions in which commercial sled dogs in Alaska are forced to live. These animals are located on a property deep in the woods with no residence on site -- they are left alone to fend for themselves without any human supervision besides a daily distribution of food and water.

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In the fall in Alaska, Iditarod "training" begins:

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"Trainer" in ATV...

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One way to transport dogs to "race" venues

For more information, images and videos, visit I Hurt A Dog.com and SledDogma.org

Thank you for everything you do for animals!

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