The Winter Olympics in Sochi are underway, yet a dark cloud hangs over the usually cheerful Olympic Games. News broke that the Sochi government has implemented efforts to remove stray dogs from the city, and the methods used were less than humane. Instead of sending the dogs to shelters or implementing a spay/neuter program, the government hired dog catchers who began shooting the dogs with poisoned darts before heaving them - dead or alive - into trucks for disposal.
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U.S. Olympic athlete Gus Kenworthy is doing his part to help the stray dogs of Sochi. When Kenworthy came across four puppies and their mother, he just couldnt leave them behind. He revealed that he is making arrangements to have them sent back to the U.S. and has already lined up kennels and vaccination appointments. Shelter volunteers in Sochi are hoping that more Olympic athletes and…
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