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.
Alaska's famous Iditarod sled dog race is as unique a winter adventure as there is to be found anywhere, and you can get a sense of what that experience is like by taking a sled dog ride in the Oregon Cascades.
Running With Champions: A Midlife Journey On The Open Trail is the memoir of an ordinary Alaskan fisherwoman whose journey to see the finish of the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race transformed her life forever.
Over the next 12 years Arthur's enthusiastic dog would set mushing records, help popularize the sport of sled dog racing, and become the progenitor of a new breed of sled dog named after Chinook, finally traveling with Admiral Richard E.
HUNDREDS of huskies are heading to Scotland for the 2005 Aviemore Sled Dog Rally - and that's snow joke.
Jude's holds many artifacts, some of which can no longer be found in the Arctic like the hymn boards made in the shape of snow shovels, the sled shaped communion rails and pulpit with lectern, all reminders of a bygone era when missionaries traveled by sled dog teams.
Like the characters in this biographical Hollywood blockbuster, the couple practise on a sled with wheels but, instead of the Winter Olympics, they are heading to the Scottish Highlands seeking success in the 2004 Royal Canin Aviemore Sled Dog Rally.
My choice was the day-long trip with Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tours, a 22-year-old operation run by Frank Teasley, a veteran of eight Iditarod races in Alaska's rugged outback.
Mark Hollingsworth and his two young dogs finished halfway down a 72- strong field of world-class competitors at the Sled Dog Rally in Aviemore, Scotland.
He built a homestead 180 air miles from the nearest road, raised a wolf dog named Smoke, and took a job on the Iditarod sled dog race.
This year, the 21-year-old from Bend, Oregon, is back in the race -- determined to mush her way eleven-hundred miles to the finish line in the 34th annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
The Yukon Quest, a one thousand-mile sled dog race between Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, and Fairbanks, Alaska, begins February 7, this year beginning in Whitehorse and ending in Fairbanks.