Sled Dogs

Sled dogs are work dogs that are used to pull a sled over snow or ice with dog harnesses and lines. This is called “mushing”. The group of dogs  is called a “team”, and the person directing the dog team is called, a “musher”. Historically, sled dog teams were used for transportation and moving loads, but now they are used for recreation. The dogs used are called huskies.


What do you think of this sport? Do you like or dislike these dogs and why? Would you want to have one of these dogs as a pet?


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