dog rescue

Dog blog: how to avoid a ruff time on the ice

Last week, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay rescued a dog that was stranded on the ice on Lake St. Clair. The crew named him Lucky and he has since been reunited with his owners. Following his rescue, he asked us to share some tips to keep his K-9 friends safe on the ice.

Who cares for the sled dogs who drop out of the Iditarod?

Last week we received a comment on the Coast Guard Compass about the Iditarod and the treatment of the sled dogs involved in the epic 1,150 mile race across some of the toughest terrain in Alaska. Since then, in addition to keeping tabs on […]