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March 13, 2019

AND IN SPORTS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Musher Nicolas Petit lost a huge lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday when his dog team refused to keep going after he yelled at one of the animals.

(Thanks to DaninDallas)

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Dog gone

Workers need to UNITE against the man.

"When a man's dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama."

-----Mark Twain

@Le Petomane, there is also:

"Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in."

-- Mark Twain

The dog teams are like siblings. They may fight amongst themselves, but if an outsider tangles with one of them the siblings present a united front. A friend who has a dog sled team told me that she learned early on to let the dogs settle issues between themselves.

I approve of this situation's outcome.

Idon'tarod

Millennial dogs.

Smart dog. The Iditarod is cruel. Please don't support it, and don't support companies that support it.

Sounds like a team of cats. Couldn't be...they never would have started.

Another Mark Twain quote--

"If a man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve the man but deteriorate the cat."

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