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Togo The Sled Dog
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Birth: Oct., 1913
Death: Dec. 5, 1929
Poland Spring
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA

A sled dog for Leonhard Seppala. In 1925, When a diphtheria out brake happened in Nome Alaska. Seppala, Togo and a team of dogs ran to Nenana. He ran 10 times the distance of a average sled run. However another dog named Balto got nearly all of the fame. After the run, Seppala sold Togo to a friend in Poland Spring Maine were Togo was euthanized on December 5th 1929. He was stuffed and was put on display at Yale University. He was eventually moved to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Museum in Wasilla Alaska, where he is today. 
 
Burial:
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Museum
Wasilla
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Alaska, USA
 
Created by: SJ Corcoran
Record added: Aug 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28979809
Togo The Sled Dog
Added by: SJ Corcoran
 
Togo The Sled Dog
Added by: SJ Corcoran
 
Togo The Sled Dog
Added by: SJ Corcoran
 
 
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:( I remember you today dear Togo, you were a hero. In my opinion they should make a movie about you instead of Balto. I wish I had a dog like you.
- Maddy
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014

- J.A. & D.S.
 Added: Jan. 16, 2012
Remembering you today, dear Togo. May you be running FREE as the wind without a care or worry...
- Mary
 Added: Jan. 2, 2011
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