Duluth company cushions sled dogs' steps in Beargrease
You could say the suiting up process for the 390-mile John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon kicking off this Sunday begins in a backroom of the Goodwill building along Garfield Avenue.
That's where Louise Russell and other women work at sewing tables making dog booties out of colorful stacks of tough fabric.
They are three of a cadre of eight who sew full time at Dogbooties.com, which has quietly grown into one of the biggest dog booty makers in the world.
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