Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Bear dogs

 

May 5, 2022

Nils Pedersen (center), director of Wind River Bear Institute in Fairbanks, introduces three Karelian Bear Dogs at a bear safety training event at Takshanuk Watershed Council on Saturday. Pedersen's dogs are trained to detect and deter bears as a non-lethal solution to human-wildlife conflicts.



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