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« on: February 08, 2009, 07:44:37 PM »

edited out opinionated rant.....

I am stoked because we entered our first sled dog race last weekend and it was a blast! My two pups outran some 3 dog teams. We had a great run and hope to do it again soon.

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p.s my Bees are all great...so far~
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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2009, 08:14:27 PM »

you picked a good place for you pics.

just a thought....  i don't care if you don't eat meat.  i don't care if you don't hunt.  i do care, and maybe i am alone....when your post implies that there is something wrong with those of us who do.   there are animal rights people who would say that attaching dogs to a sled and racing them is wrong. 

we usually try to live and let live around here, even when we are having a disagreement.

don't read the stuff that bothers you.

good luck with your race.
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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2009, 03:48:09 PM »

Congratulations!!  I remember my first race... dead last and never had so much fun.
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2009, 03:00:51 PM »

there are animal rights people who would say that attaching dogs to a sled and racing them is wrong. 


Point well taken. And certainly there are SCADS of animals killed to feed, and "treat" these pups, who in my opinion really look like they are suffering, not!

A 1000 mile race like the Iditarod, where there is LOTS of money riding on it, and a grueling 2 week 24/7 schedule, is much different than 3 or 4 mile recreational runs/races.  There is a darker side to sled dog racing that the animal rights folks have legitimate arguments against. And I have legitimate arguments against hunting and eating meat...but NOT against the PEOPLE that do!!  grin
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2009, 06:14:10 AM »

 Jerry Jerry beat a dead horse  grin

Glad you won your race.
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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2009, 06:36:28 AM »

Oh my God! What are you people saying... huh Your racing dogs, then grilling them up and eating the meat!   evil Where do I sign up?
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2009, 09:45:37 PM »

Jojoroxx.  Beautiful pictures, I looked on the first page of the blog and looked at many, many pictures, awesome.  You have put alot of work into the blog, good for you, keep it up, you go!!!  Have a wonderful and best of this day, health.  Cindi
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