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As sled Dogs are generally kept in large numbers, most owners will keep the Dogs chained to kennels outside. This may sound cruel, but the Dogs are usually well fed, live near their own kind and are regularly taken out racing or pulling sleds. This is the case with most professional sled Dog owners as they could not possibly keep all of their Dogs in a house with them. The majority of working sled Dogs are kept to work, not as pets.

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They help people by taking them place to place and transporting things where vehicles can't be driven.

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What is the entry for dog sled racing?

Dog sled racing is a competitive winter sport where teams of sled dogs pull a sled along a specified course. It requires teamwork between the musher (sled driver) and the dogs to navigate the terrain and reach the finish line. Races can vary in distance and difficulty, with the Iditarod being one of the most famous long-distance dog sled races.

What kinds of dogs are good for dog sled racing?

Alaskan Malamutes and Siberian Huskys.

How many dogs does it take for a sled dog team if you are not racing them?

It depends. I, for example, have a one-dog sled team (she's VERY big) but, if you're not racing them, and they are not giants, I suggest two or three.

What are rules for dog sled racing?

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What sport popular in Alaska is also called mushing?

Reaching its peak in popularity in the 1980's, dog mushing is a sport or a transport method utilizing dogs, primarily Siberian Huskies. Often times, there is a team of dogs that is pulling a sled which can sometimes be used for races, or for pulling cargo through a snowy area. visit our page : ieqsgroup .com/services-3d-pipeline-mapping/

Can a sled dog go into labor in a race?

No, only male sled dogs race so therefore females can not go into labor while racing.

What kinds of dogs are good breeds for dog sled racing and why?

probaly huskies because they like the snow and some times are bred to sled race.

Do people in Alaska ski or sled?

Yes they do they mostly do it in the winter of course. I know this because i live in Alaska...

Sled dogs may consume how many calories a day during racing season?

10000 carlories

What are some sled dog facts?

Sled dogs must be able to stand cold weather and be bred to want to run. There are several kinds of sled dogs: Malamutes are primarily freight dogs and are also used for recreational mushing, but they do not race. Alaskan huskies are a mixed breed that is bred for racing. Siberian huskies, a recognized breed, are also used for racing.

What percent of people think dog sled racing is cruel?

about 5% because the dogs like running sleds around

What is a group of dogs that pull a sled called?

A group of sled dogs is called a "Team" of sled dogs.