Skip to comments.Canada investigates mass sled dog slaughter
Posted on 02/01/2011 6:11:26 AM PST by Fawn
Police are investigating the slaughter of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics to pull tourist sleds in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler, authorities said Monday.
The grisly killings were reportedly carried out by one worker over two days in April 2010 with a shotgun and a knife, with reports of injured dogs crawling out of a mass grave.
Local media said the dogs were killed because business slumped in the two months following the Games and they were no longer needed by tourism companies Outdoor Adventures and Howling Dogs, which sell dog-sled rides to tourists.
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I couldn’t read the whole article.. It’s beyond sick and evil!
“Killing anything with a blade is not humane. I know this to be fact.’
Your facts are incorrect. Done properly the animal feels a slight pain when the knife cuts into its throat and then goes to sleep as it bleeds to death. The knife must be very sharp and the person must know what they are doing.
A .22 would be faster and less messy.
An even better option would have been to not breed the dogs and put yourself in a position where you had to kill them all.
I guess the rat I squished last week with my size 13 Chippewa did not quite receive a humane exit.
PAWS is the worst offender.
Why not call S.H.A.R.P? (Siberian Husky Assistance & Rescue Program)
All of them are leftist organizations.
I was in New Zealand and went to a sheep ranch to watch the Border Collies herd. I asked the owner what happens to the dog when they can no longer herd. He said they put them down. It was like, thanks for 13 years of work, you’re dead. Really po’d me big time.
The older I get, the more I love my dogs. What these people did was heartless. Reminds me of the Greyhounds they used for racing... use them for profit and then kill them when they slow down a bit.
My mother runs a shelter.
I just laid out $73 to tranquilize and euthanize a 18 year old cat. Mom's shelter is a “no kill”, which means she contracts out the kills to local veterinarians.
There really is no such thing as a “no kill” shelter, just one that shelters until a off site humane mechanism becomes necessary.
I have seen hundreds of cats, dogs, sheep, horses, bovines and even alpacas put down. Always a little late (IMO) and always in humane manner at much cost. I do not consider shooting an animal inhumane as a method. Killing with a blade however is another thing. Maybe I am just a sissy
The monster responsible for this terrible mass killing should be given a death penalty without benefit of appeal! He is a peerson capable of doing the same thing to human beings!
Exactly! They are all subversive organizations, luring their witless members from universities and colleges across the country.
“The monster responsible for this terrible mass killing should be given a death penalty without benefit of appeal”
Do you have a problem with the killings or the manner in which they were conducted? PETA and the HS perform such killings on a daily basis. They usually use syringes and drugs though.
The method of putting these dogs down was certainly screwed up.
Why do you support the death penalty for these boneheads but not PETA or the HS?
“Killing with a blade however is another thing. Maybe I am just a sissy “
Its not pretty but done properly the animal feels very little pain. The method I’m referring to has been used by the Jews for thousands of years. I doubt these boneheads did it properly though. A shotgun is about the messiest way possible to put down an animal.
Using a blade is much more personal than a firearm. There are people here in Florida who hunt wild hogs with a knife.
>Why do you support the death penalty for these boneheads but not PETA or the HS?<
Wow! What a total misunderstanding of my post!
Actually, a couple of friends adopted from a Greyhound rescue org. A couple of those poor things are basket cases. Talk about traumatized.
“Any farmer has most likely put down animals and done it in a humane manner.” Hope this isn’t thread-hijacking: since we moved to the middle of nowhere, we’ve met many farmers. They seem a lot smarter than the average bear and have so many basic competencies including animal husbandry; very capable people, these. (Not to mention gutsy—how they cope with screwball cows is something I’ll never “get.”)
Too bad the Canucks don’t have the death penalty.
Some ignoramus will show up in this thread and claim the owners had a right to do this because the dogs were their personal property they had the right to dispose of anyway they saw fit to do.
There’s always a few FReepers who are stuck on stupid.