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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Sled Dog Rescue, a non-governmental organisation that rescues abandoned husky, Alaskan malamute and Samoyed dogs from Cyprus and finds them homes abroad, is organising a walk and picnic in Troodos, on Saturday, March 10.
For Engel the excursion proved just as memorable, though sled dog travel wasn't initially on her visit to-do list.
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The 2017 Iditarod sled dog race got underway in Alaska this week and with it came the usual dose of controversy.
Every March, teams of dogs and sled drivers compete in Alaska's famous 1,600-kilometer (1,000-mile) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Jasper, who lived up in Willow, Alaska, decided he wanted to be part of a sled dog team to help win a dog sled race.
There will also be competitions for best trick and best sled dog, as well as time trials for fast canines to have a go at.
I met them when they were 13 years old (22 years ago), when my husband and I first moved to the USA and bought our first sled dog.
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The highlight of that trip for her was the sled dog excursion.
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Alaska Airlines will serve as the official airline sponsor of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, marking the 36th year the carrier has supported the event.