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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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.
McPherson has the idea to make Molly a sled dog. At first, Molly is nervous about meeting other dogs, wearing a special harness and booties, and learning to pull a sled, but she comes to love running fast through the snow with the sled following behind.
Ruff Ness organisers are Saints Sled Dog Rescue (SSDR), a small volunteerrun charity dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of unwanted Siberian huskies and Alaskan Malamutes.
The event on Sunday will offer a range of activities including machinery displays, a sled dog demonstration, pony rides and afternoon teas.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Far from competitors tackling the frozen wilderness in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a dozen people are holed up inside an Anchorage hotel behind banks of computers, tracking the punishing route and connecting with global fans seeking a real-time link to the off-the-grid sport.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Big crowds converged on Alaska's largest city Saturday as hundreds of dogs and their humans kicked off the 47th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race with a ceremonial sprint along snow-heaped streets.
Fortunately, sled dog mushers love to share their passion, and listed below are opportunities around the state for locals or out-of-state travelers to (most importantly) cuddle with husky puppies--while learning more about the official sport of the 49th State.
Written and illustrated by Denise Lawson, "Black Bear Goes to Washington" is based on the real adventures of Black Bear, a sled dog who spent 11 years in a remote part of Alaska along the Yukon River.
The 1,000 mile international sled dog race, held in Alaska, was slammed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
through the snow for this year's Aviemore Sled Dog Rally at Glenmore.
Bow wow You might be surprised to learn there is quite the sled dog racing scene in Scotland, with popular rallies during winter months.