Dogs run in the 3.7 km sprint dogsled race in Walgau Germany, on March 2, 2013. Around 100 participants compete in different distance between 3.7 and 40 kilometers. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

More photos of animals in the news: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2013/03/animals-in-the-news/100474/