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Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

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Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

The 9th Judicial District Attorney's office, the CO state Dept. of Agriculture and two veterinarians were part of an investigation that resulted in seizure of 8 dogs from Krabloonik Dogsled on 12/12/13. The company is being investigated after complaints of animal abuse. According to paperwork, all 250 dogs are not being properly cared for. The company has a series of violations with the CO Dept. of Agriculture pertaining to the Veterinary Care Feed/Watering. imho, I would not want to do business with someone who mistreats their dogs.

www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/160485

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1. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

My friend used to be a vet in that valley and fought this operation for years based on their treatment of the dogs. She recently sent me this article as well. Unfortunately a lot of the political people in town that could stop this have just turned a blind eye. I agree with you, I would NEVER support this company.

Edited: 10:10 am, January 09, 2014
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2. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

There's a lot of things involved in this. But he has been charged with 8 counts of animal cruelty and will be in court this month on those charges. I also could not do business with someone who abuses these wonderful dogs.

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3. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

Would not do business with anyone that abuses any type of animal. When I did my residency, you are required to do a research project and my director had several suggestions which involved various types of animals (mice, rabbits, etc). Usually, to get the final result, the animal has to be killed. I refused each one that he suggested and finally told him I would refuse every single one that involved an animal, so come up with something else. He was annoyed with me, but came up with an alternative. :-)

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4. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

Good for you. Glad it worked out. :D

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5. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

Denver Post reported this morning that "the Snowmass Village Town Council unanimously voted Monday to approve a temporary agreement for the owner . . . to sell the operation." Check out the full story in the aspendailynewsonline - www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/164822

One of the reviews stated that they thought there was an agenda those of us had when we complained about this company - believe me, I have no agenda other than proper treatment of the dogs. When it gets bad enough that the courts get involved in filing charges of abuse, then people need to be aware of that. Hopefully the new owners will make the needed changes and the prior owner will not take up this business somewhere else under a new name/location.

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6. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

New sled dog owners in Snowmass seek permanent lease

aspentimes.com/news/14474267-113/dogs-krablo…

This company is now owned by different people. Does anyone know if the new owners are more responsible animal owners?

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7. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

It seems that the new owners worked for the past owners while the abuse was still occurring.

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8. Re: Krabloonik Dogsled under investigation for animal abuse

Thanks.

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