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More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winner

...The winner for the past five years has taken home about $50,000, which some mushers say doesn't even cover their dog-food bill for a year.Four-time winner Jeff King donated $50,000 to the race, but times have improved in the two years...
Volunteers rescue 35 dogs near Soldotna

...needs and is being cared for outside of the sanctuary.In two days, the sanctuary has gone through two large bags of dog food to feed the rescued dogs. Colbath and Whipp are working to get the dogs bathed, de-wormed and to the veterinarian...
Report: Alaska pays $1M to settle abuse lawsuit

...third-degree burns that he said were treated with rubbing alcohol.He lost the tip of a finger to frostbite and ate dog food but not regular meals, he said.His adoptive grandfather in July 2004 called Alaska State Troopers and said he feared...
New Jökulhaup flood danger becomes old hat

...she be evacuated again. It includes medication, a flip cell phone, a radio, a flashlight, granola bars, matches, dog food, one day's worth of clothes and water."I'm quite sure that one of my family or friends would take me in," she...
Mushing icon Attla wants villages to take up sport

...Care Mushing program. The program, which is named after his son, started last year and is run with volunteers and with dog food donated by a manufacturer.Attla said he is hoping to persuade the state to add the program to the school curriculum...
Love of sport, not money, draws Iditarod mushers

...Ram pickup truck. That doesn't even cover the annual dog food bill for many competitive mushers, who keep dozens of...race, Mackey said he has two major sponsors, one for dog food and another for clothing. The Fairbanks musher gets kibble...
Fairbanks woman provides for homeless dogs

...donations and adoption fees, but Cook said the budget is tight. Cook goes through nearly three 50-pound bags of a dog food per week, and veterinary bills mount for dogs that arrive in need of care, even with discounts they offer to Homeward...
Musher in 1st will get fancy dinner at checkpoint

...Allen Moore, the winner of this year's Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, say they go all-out on their dogs' food but not their own, preferring to eat homemade oatmeal energy bars, meat snacks and freeze-dried dinners shipped to...
Brown bear suspected of break-ins is killed

...Department of Fish and Game lured it into a yard using dog food as bait and shot it, the Anchorage Daily News (http...garage, it took some rawhide dog chews but left stacks of dog food alone.He suspects the bear was the same one that visited...
Neglected sled dogs rescued in Galena

...Becky and Buster had stabilized by Saturday afternoon and are expected to recover. Becky ravenously wolfed down her dog food, while Buster timidly nibbled his. Both animals are expected to be out of the veterinarian's office by Monday.Now...


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