This is a related link from the one the OP provided
Mass sled dog killing probed in B.C. - British Columbia - CBC News
"I won't use the term euthanized, [which] implies a humane death, and I can say that based on his description, at least a number of dogs did not have a humane death. His descriptions of using a shotgun, blowing off half of the dog's head while it ran off, a dog crawling out of a mass grave, it just made me shudder," Moriarty said.
^^^This paragraph really creeped me out. Fawcett should have gotten more than probation.