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A man charged in the slaughter of 56 sled dogs near Whistler two years ago will face the consequences Thursday, his sentencing date. Bob Fawcett pleaded guilty in August to causing unnecessary pain and suffering to animals, a criminal charge. He
The discovery of the mass killing at a Whistler-based sled dog tour company sparked considerable outrage and launched the largest animal cruelty investigation in B.C...Bob Fawcett, former general manager of Howling Dog Tours, pleaded guilty in August
The man charged in the slaughter of 56 sled dogs near Whistler in 2010 will appear in a North Vancouver court Tuesday morning. Robert Fawcett faces one count of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to the dogs in the animal cruelty case that has
A charge has been laid against Bob Fawcett, the former general manager of Whistler-based Howling Dog Tours, for causing unnecessary pain and suffering to sled dogs killed in a mass slaughter in April 2010. Fawcett's first court appearance is
January 25, 2012 Dogs from the Whistler Sled Dog Co. take tourists for a ride in the Soo Valley north of Whistler. (Courtesy Sled Dog Foundation) It was a year ago this month that news of the now-infamous sled dog slaughter in Whistler , B.C, made
Politicians and other community boosters repeat the mantra like it's a law, but is it true? "It's true," says Sheri Benson, executive director of the local United Way. "Consistently, we are the highest." Benson cites a 2007 Statistics Canada study
Whistler sled dog massacre and will be submitting their report in the coming weeks...The slaughter of the dogs came to light in April, 2010 after Bob Fawcett claimed he suffered post-traumatic stress after being ordered to kill 100 dogs. Fawcett had
Feb 2011 I spoke with the second employee of Howling Dog Tours who was at the dog kennels when Bob Fawcett reportedly killed 100 sled dogs over two days in mid-April, 2010. This confirms information circulating on the internet Fawcett wasn't alone
Feb 2011 Joey Houssian, the 29-year-old owner of Outdoor Adventures, was the majority shareholder in Howling Dog Tours at the time of the slaughter of 100 sled dogs in April, 2010, according to the company's shareholder documents I obtained Friday.
An international organization for humane sled dog care has denounced massive culls and booted the Whistler, B.C. man who says he killed 100 sled dogs "execution" style from its board. "We are shocked and saddened to hear that one of Mush with P.R.I.D.