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Sled dog - Wikipedia


The original sled dogs were chosen for size, strength and stamina, but modern dogs are bred for speed and endurance Most ...

List of Sled Dog Breeds - Dog Breed Info Center


When we bought her they told us she is a particular type of Siberian Husky, a ' Sport Husky,' ideal for hard work, like a sled dog. Her behavior is similar to Laska,  ...

Sled-dog breeds: Mushing for Millennia - American Kennel Club


May 1, 2015 ... The Samoyed, Alaskan Malamute, Siberian Husky, Chinook are some of the most well-known of the sled-dog breeds, and with good reason.

The Modern Sled Dog | Yukon Quest


The original sled dogs were chosen for their size, brute strength and stamina, but modern sled dogs are generally mixed-breed ('Alaskan') huskies who have ...

What Makes a Great Sled Dog? Breed, Ambition, Tough Feet


Jan 31, 2015 ... A mixed heritage gives sled dogs their love of running, a desire to work, and a need for wild places.

The 20 Best Cold-Weather Dog Breeds | Outside Online


"The Alaskan Malamute is a great cold weather breed because of its origin—they come from Alaska and are the oldest and largest of the Arctic sled dogs, having ...

Sled Dog Central : A Deeper History of the Origins of the Alaskan ...


Most sled dogs in Alaska are a conglomeration of Alaskan Husky and other breeds that have been added and selected for what ever use a particular musher  ...

Which Breeds Make the Best Sled Dogs? | CANIDAE®


Feb 1, 2010 ... The Siberian Husky is the breed most people associate with pulling a sled, but they aren't the only breed to make up a dog team. Learn more ...

Dog Breeds of the Iditarod — Gray Line Alaska Blog


Mar 2, 2015 ... Here's a bit about these special breeds and why Iditarod mushers trust ... Alaskan malamutes are one of the oldest breed of sled dog, native to ...

Sled Dogs (sleigh dogs, sledge dogs, sleddogs) - Dog breeds


The name 'husky' was actually once applied to all northern sled dogs. Many mushers don't consider the Husky a formal breed, but rather a group of more or less ...