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One Northland sled dog’s journey back to racing after tragic crash

Jan 25, 2023 09:18AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Ali Inay 

By Natalie Grant - Northern News Now - January 24, 2023

Their all-star sled dog ‘Wildfire’ was struck by a snowmobile while out for a training run with his team last winter, breaking his leg in several places.

“It was so bad that I thought his leg was going to be amputated because of how bad and swollen it was,” said Ryan Redington, two-time Beargrease champion.


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