Whistler Sled Dogs

Sled Dog Businesses Don't Celebrate Animals, They Exploit Them

Peter Fricker | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Living
Peter Fricker

It's a position that the public can easily support by refusing to patronize commercial sled dog tours and races. Dogs don't need to be mythologized. They just need to be loved, respected, treated well and given the chance to express their full range of behaviours.

Sled Dog's Second Chance

CBC | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An Abbotsford, B.C., woman has adopted a former sled dog that once belonged to Robert Fawcett, the man convicted of animal cruelty for the slaughter o...

Former Sled Tour Dogs Need Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Seventeen of the sled tour dogs who survived an infamous 2010 massacre still need homes, says the BC SPCA. The dogs are available at the organizati...

Want To Adopt A Sled Dog?

CBC | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. SPCA is upset a Whistler dog sledding company is shutting its operations and using an animal shelter to care for and find new homes for 86 hu...

Whister Sled Dogs Killer Sentenced

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A man who pleaded guilty in the slaughter of dozens of sled dogs will not spend time in prison, a judge has ruled, concluding ...

Slaughtered Sled Dogs Laid To Rest

CP | James Miller, The Penticton Herald, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. - Mourners wiped away tears and placed flowers and other mementoes beside a memorial honouring 56 slaughtered sled dogs, during a cere...

Massacred Whistler Sled Dogs To Be Laid To Rest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Dozens of sled dogs that were slaughtered after the Vancouver Olympics in an animal cruelty case that made international headlines are get...

Cruelty Charge Laid In B.C. Sled Dog Slaughter

CBC | Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada

A charge of animal cruelty has been laid against the part-owner of a Whistler sled dog company after 100 dogs were slaughtered in 2010. Ro...