But over a two day period in late April, 2010 he agree to carry out the orders from his employer to euthanize some of them because part of his job duties "included herd control."
according to the article, it wasn't that the guy was against killing dogs because he normally does it in a nice way. it was just that there were so many that he couldn't do it effectively or "humanely".
this reminds me of the dog racing industry. are there any groups that work to rescue and adopt out former sled dogs?