Archive for February, 2011

Peace Rallies for Slaughtered Sleg Dogs

VANCOUVER — Rallies in Whistler and West Vancouver are planned this weekend so members of the public can gather and express their concern over the “execution-style” killing of 100 sled dogs in Whistler.

The slaughter happened after Howling Dog Tours, and its parent company Outdoor Adventures, decided to cull its herd last April after business dropped following the Olympics.

The first rally is scheduled for Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. in Whistler, while a second rally called Barking Mad is on Sunday in West Vancouver, also from noon to 2 p.m.

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