Jan 30, 2018 One of the most disturbing facts about sled dogs is that, these dogs are illtreated and harmed when they do not perform well. Older dogs which are unfit for sledding are abandoned, and left to die from hunger and cold. Unwanted dogs include the ones that are not fast enough, disabled at the time of birth, ill and weak.How can the answer be improved? fun facts about dog sled racing
Apr 07, 2013 3. The dogs behind the leader are called the point dogs, and the ones behind them are called the swing dogs. The wheel dogs are directly in front of the musher 4. The musher has to push the sled when the snow gets to soft 5. The harness must be straight at all times, because if not, the harness will get stuck on the feet of the sled dogs 6.
Mar 08, 2014 PUBLISHED March 8, 2014. Sixtynine dogsledders are mushing across the Alaska wilderness in hopes of becoming top dog in the 42nd annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Since 1973, hundreds of competitors have come from all over the world to make the 1, 150mile (1, 850kilometer) journey from Anchorage to Nome. fun facts about dog sled racing