Sled Dogs
(14A) Disturbing Content
Synopsis:
Documentary. Filmmaker Fern Levitt examines the breeding and care of dogs raised specifically for sled dog racing.

Content Elements:
Infrequent use of scatological slang
Frequent descriptions of cruelty to and the killing of animals – detail
Frequent depictions of distressed and dead animals in a documentary context – some blood and detail


Thematic Elements:
Ethics and dog racing
Appearance versus reality


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for disturbing content in an animal cruelty context

Classification Date:
04/20/2017