Community & People Sled dogs, snow and sunshine Published March 5, 2014 at 9:05 am Sled dogs run on a crisp, sunny Sunday at the 2014 Winter Festival on March 2 at the Wildlife Science Center in Columbus. The non-profit is home to the largest captive population of privately maintained wolves in the country. The event is held annually to give people a chance to meet the animals and experience dogsledding without traveling far.This year it drew 116 adults and 46 children. Of those, 130 tried a ride. (Photos by Mary Bailey) Anthony Pray of St. Paul pets a dog as the dog’s partner laments his chained status.