I WAS A SLED DOG BLOG
I was up way past my bedtime last night for the arrival of these 14 loves - 8 adults and 6 puppies. Some had been kept on heavy chains connected to frozen urine encrusted wooded boxes. Some were in pens.
All were living outside in northern Canada up until a couple days ago.
Think that's cool?
It's really f-ing cold.
The sled dog tour industry isn't all it's hyped up to be. I've been documenting the post-working lives of sled dogs for over 10 years and every time I meet a new group into care, I take a moment to tell each one that it's going to get better.
The arrival can be very scary and everything they've known, whether it's good or bad, is thrown out the window and it's back to square one.
But the one thing I've learned is that sleddies are resilient and do their best to make sense of our seemingly random human world.
Welcome to a whole new world: Ying, Yang, Yale, Watsit, Keni, Baloo, Blue and her 3 pups and Willy and her 3 pups!
This time I made a video of their arrival... it's about 5 mins long so grab a cup o' tea.