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sled dog

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  1. sled dog, sledge dognoun

    a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team


  1. sled dognoun

    any dog, such as a husky, used to pull a sled as part of a team


  1. Sled dog

    A sled dog is a dog trained and used to pull a land vehicle in harness, most commonly a sled over snow. Sled dogs have been used in the Arctic for at least 8,000 years and, along with watercraft, were the only transportation in Arctic areas until the introduction of semi-trailer trucks, snowmobiles and airplanes in the 20th century, hauling supplies in areas that were inaccessible by other methods. They were used with varying success in the explorations of both poles, as well as during the Alaskan gold rush. Sled dog teams delivered mail to rural communities in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Sled dogs today are still used by some rural communities, especially in areas of Russia, Canada, and Alaska as well as much of Greenland. They are used for recreational purposes and racing events, such as the Iditarod Trail and the Yukon Quest.


  1. sled dog

    A sled dog is a type of dog that is specifically trained for pulling sleds or other types of transport equipment in cold, snowy conditions. They are typically used in polar regions of the world for transportation or recreational activities such as dog sled racing. Breeds used for sled dogs include Alaskan Malamute, Siberian Husky and Canadian Inuit dogs.


  1. Sled dog

    Sled dogs are a group of dog breeds and mongrels that, historically, were bred for the purpose of pulling a dog sled. These dog sleds were important for transportation, hauling supplies in areas that were inaccessible by other methods.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sled dog in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sled dog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    A smart musher will train on all conditions throughout the year and know how to handle low snow conditions, sled dog racing will have to adapt to this trend of low snow and warmer winters.

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