"The Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is all about dogs," you say. "So of course my dog is welcome, right?"
Beargrease organizers say please, leave your pet at home.
Two words: disease and dessert.
There are thousands of dollars and days invested in creating a competitive sled dog team, an investment that could be down the tubes if a sled dog picks up a bug from an unvaccinated or sick pet.