Essential Oil Company Cuts Ties With Iditarod Musher After PETA Appeal!

After PETA pointed out that hundreds of dogs were pulled from the 2018 Iditarod—likely because of illness, exhaustion, or injury—Young Living Essential Oils ended its sponsorship of mushers, including Mitch Seavey, who pulled seven dogs from the 2018 race and has written books detailing how to hit dogs, withhold food from them, and cut out their dewclaws without painkillers.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind