151 Dead Dogs and Counting: PETA’s Running Death Toll of the Iditarod

Written by PETA | March 16, 2017

The death toll continues to climb at the 2017 Iditarod. To commemorate the victims and urge people to stop supporting this abusive and deadly spectacle, PETA is publishing a running list of the dogs who have died this year.

March 10: A 2-year-old dog named Deacon reportedly dies while running in the Iditarod, making him the first to die this year and at least the 147th to die in the history of this deadly race.

March 11: Authorities …

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