The Iditarod is an arctic nightmare for the dogs who are forced to pull heavy sleds approximately 1,000 miles in less than two weeks. While these dogs are kept chained and suffer and die for the cruel race, beverage company The Odom Corporation is sponsoring it.
In just the last decade, dogs forced to run in the Iditarod have died of heart attacks, internal bleeding, and aspiration pneumonia as well as from being buried alive in snow. More than 150 dogs have died in the race since it began, and nearly 200 were pulled from the 2021 race. Countless others have died during the off-season chained to a post or were killed simply because they couldn’t run fast enough.
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Urge The Odom Corporation to join the growing list of companies—including ExxonMobil, Alaska Airlines; Chrysler’s Anchorage, Alaska, dealership; The Coca-Cola Company; Jack Daniel’s; and others—that have ended their affiliations with this death race.
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