Prompt C Informational Essay

Sara Grindle

Question (Prompt C)

With increasing awareness of animal rights and their welfare, how has the treatment of dogs changed in the Iditarod.


Without a doubt, the treatment of dogs in the Iditarod has negatively changed since the start of this tradition.

Reason 1

On one hand, the dogs are subjected to more harsh conditions than in the begging.

Reason 2

Another factor is that, sled dogs endure way more injuries than mushers do.