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SPCA investigates slaughter of 100 Whistler sled dogs

The “execution-style” mass cull of 100 sled dogs owned by Whistler-based Outdoor Adventures has sparked an SPCA investigation into allegations of animal cruelty, outrage from animal welfare groups and suspension by Tourism Whistler of reservations for dog sledding excursions by the company.

The cull came to light because of a successful WorkSafeBC claim for post-traumatic stress by the employee who killed the dogs over two days last April.


Read more: The Vancouver Sun
By Kim Pemberton, Vancouver Sun February 1, 2011 12:21 PM