sled dog

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sled dog

n.
A dog, such as a Siberian husky, used to pull a dogsled, especially in Arctic regions.

sled dog

n
(Breeds) any of various hardy thick-coated breeds of dog, such as the Eskimo dog, the husky, and the malamute, developed for hauling sledges in various parts of the highest northern latitudes

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n.
a dog trained to pull a sled, usu. working in a team.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sled dog - a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a teamsled dog - a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Alaskan malamute, malamute, malemute - breed of sled dog developed in Alaska
Siberian husky - breed of sled dog developed in northeastern Siberia; they resemble the larger Alaskan malamutes
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Dave was wheeler or sled dog, pulling in front of him was Buck, then came Sol-leks; the rest of the team was strung out ahead, single file, to the leader, which position was filled by Spitz.
Musher Dave King recounted seeing"a several foot high mound of dead sled dogs, dumped at the end of season in the Fairbanks shelter.
A trip to Sirius Sled Dogs, situated at the edge of Murphy Dome, was long on the seventy-two-year-old Engel's bucket list and part of Young's love for travel--so much so that Young has visited Sirius Sled Dogs twice within three years.
The author's vivid depictions of her characters, the makeshift band of dogs, the community, and the surrounding landscape are clearly rooted in personal experience; she lives in a small cabin in a northern Canadian town where she has sled dogs and a close connection to the neighboring First Nations communities.
Seventy-one teams of sled dogs, usually about 16 per squad, (https://www.
Growing up in the United Kingdom, Lidia Dale-Mesaros had always dreamed of owning a team of sled dogs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Marketing consultant Christine has always been a fan of Alaskan Malamute sled dogs, so when she saw a Facebook post by the legendary Malamute dog musher Joe Henderson, asking for people to join his team for an expedition, she decided it was the perfect chance to raise funds for two charities close to her heart - Malamute Matters and Friends of Oscar to support children with brain and spinal tumours.
FITNESS "We bought a racing harness and waist belt and line, then discovered that running with your dog is an actual sport that started in Eastern Europe as a means of keeping sled dogs fit out of season.
Faye, who until recently had 30 sled dogs and runs a popular website northernwolf.
Rod and Martha Taylor, owners of Uncommon Journeys in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada, use imprinting in their business, which is to breed and train sled dogs.
The Race to Save Nome tells the story of mushers and their sled dogs traversing treacherous weather to bring an anti-toxin to the town of Nome, which is experiencing a diphtheria outbreak.
That was the lesson recently imparted to Charlton Middle School sixth-graders when local teen musher Bailey Vitello visited to share his story, his sled dogs and a ride.