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Humane Mushing : How Canada Legalized Sled Dog Neglect - Virtuous Musher
A year after the Whistler incident, in January of 2012, the BC Sled Dog Code of Practice was released (https://bit.ly/2vvzNBV). “The Sled Dog Code of Practice is a reference document that provides guidance to sled dog owners and operators, veterinarians, and law enforcement officials. The Code of Practice contains recommended best practices. Mandatory requirements for Sled Dog operations are contained in the Sled Dog Standard of Care Regulation. It has now been three months since video of neglected, injured, and suffering sled dogs out of Moonstone, Ontario went viral (https://bit.ly/2I7oKnZ). It has been one year and five months since footage of neurotic, chained, and suffering sled dogs at the same location was first released at the 2016 Whistler…