Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Owner Of Sled-Dogs In Laurentians Will Not Be Charged

Jessica Zerebecki, a volunteer from Lachine, carries one of the last of the 97 sled dogs that were seized with the owner's permission in Val Morin near Mont Tremblant on Tuesday. Photograph by: Dario Ayala, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Montreal ­ The rescue of 97 sled dogs, living in filth and neglect and chained to the ground near Mont Tremblant, was carried out with the mutual agreement of the owner.

The deal between animal-welfare activists and the “tourist musher” was that he gives up the animals, mostly Huskies, and his name and location would not be revealed.

Read more ....

Update #1: 100 sled dogs rescued in Laurentians -- CBC
Update #2: Dozens of neglected sled dogs rescued in Laurentians -- CTV

My Comment: For the past few years Quebec has built up a reputation of having terrible puppy mills. But in this case, these dogs are full grown.

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