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Warming temperatures lead these dog sledders to race on dry land

An owner and their dog wait at the starting line during a race at Arizona Nordic Village in November 2021. (Ron Dungan/KJZZ)
An owner and their dog wait at the starting line during a race at Arizona Nordic Village in November 2021. (Ron Dungan/KJZZ)

In Flagstaff, Arizona, dog sledders have had to shift gears due to the warming climate. Because there is less snow in the region, racers are competing by harnessing their dogs up to bicycles and carts.

Ron Dungan of KJZZ reports.

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