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

sled′ dog`


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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In 1992, she built a retail store on a frosty corner of Farmers Loop not far from the Mushers Hall in Fairbanks in anticipation of the International Federation of Sleddog Sports competition that year.
When we arrived at Are Sleddog Adventures, Alaskan husky dogs were being harnessed to sleds.
COOL AS ICE: From left: The largest lake waterfall in Sweden at Tannforsen; Buustamons restaurant, Are; A tired dog after pulling sleds at Are Sleddog Adventures, and, above, a snowboarder on Areskutan mountain overlooking Lake Aresjon
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Tens of thousands of people in dozens of countries compete in dog-sled racing on snow and, farther south, in proliferating events known as "dry land" races, in which dogs pull bikes or scooters--or even runners, according to the International Federation of Sleddog Sports.
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The Sleddog School offers a chance to be a musher leading a strong, well-trained Husky pack from a sledge.
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