sled dog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sled dog a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team
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Quotations

  • Jeff Valdez
    Jeff Valdez
    “Cats are smarter than dogs. You can not get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.”

Usage

In literature:

I retained a sled of dogs, intending to drive them myself.
"Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory" by John M'lean
Behind were seen a number of shanties, then another large building in which dog-sleds and great birch-bark canoes were stored.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
Can you send out dogs and a sled?
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
There was a crust on the snow that held up the dogs and the sled so that trail-breaking was not necessary.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
They had lost one load of furs, together with the sled and the dogs.
"Bob Hunt in Canada" by George W. Orton
So it came that I set out in the Sutherlands' dog-sled with a supply of robes to defy biting frost.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
Holfax says he can take the leading dog team, and, attaching the other dogs to the head sled, he can pilot them all.
"The Young Treasure Hunter" by Frank V. Webster
The team of ten dogs was unhitched, and Buck, with his own harness, was put into the sled.
"Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year" by E.C. Hartwell
Harnessed to a cariole, or dog-sled, they travelled with great speed, and seemed to enjoy the fun.
"Three Boys in the Wild North Land" by Egerton Ryerson Young
Some minutes later another team of dogs with a provision-sled and driver came rattling up.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
Wiv dogs, an' sled, an' food, an' everything.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
The supplies will have to be brought in on dog-sleds, and we have got to stay.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
He went out with his dog and got the sled ready, with a wry look upon his face.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
The dogs leapt at their breast-draws and the sled moved forward.
"In the Brooding Wild" by Ridgwell Cullum
Together, at length, they set out upon the long trail; the man drawing the sled, the dog walking dejectedly behind.
"The Frontiersman" by H. A. Cody
He cursed the Indian; he cursed the woman, the dogs, the sled.
"The Way of the Strong" by Ridgwell Cullum
He glanced back over his shoulder and saw the child on the sled in the snowstorm and the dog beside her.
"Carolyn of the Corners" by Ruth Belmore Endicott
Every prosperous householder has at least six or eight full-grown sled-dogs and more puppies than he can keep track of.
"Dr. Grenfell's Parish" by Norman Duncan
Quickly he swung the sled dogs and dashed back at a gallop.
"Connie Morgan in Alaska" by James B. Hendryx
The sled was fast in the snow, and the dogs were struggling madly.
"In Search of a Siberian Klondike" by Homer B. Hulbert
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In news:

Kennel tours are also available, with a tutorial on the history, care and passion for sled dogs and the specific packs working at Sun Peaks.
Sled dogs visit DA kids.
The dogs had not eaten in two days, and they were getting too weak to pull the sleds.
Local woman and her sled dogs race even before the snow flies.
The autumn leaves hardly have started to fall, let alone the first snowflake, but on certain cool mornings, a team of sled dogs can be seen zipping up and down a quiet back road in Mayfield.
Aliy Zirkle, Iditarod Sled Dog Race Runner -Up.
Katie Writer prepares to give retired sled dog Abby a ride to the house as her husband Tod Marder steadies the windsurfing board on Saturday, Sept 22, 2012.
DAWSON CITY, Yukon — Things were quiet Thursday in Dawson City, the halfway point of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.
Leonhard Seppala winning a sled-dog race in New Hampshire in 1928, three years after a lifesaving relay in Alaska.
Robert Fawcett leaves court after pleading guilty in sled-dog killings.
Man convicted in Whistler sled dog killings to be sentenced Thursday Robert Fawcett leaves court after pleading guilty in sled-dog killings.
's biggest resorts are offering Sled Dog Tours, with Whistler's Sled Dog Company, a group directs all its proceeds to aid in animal welfare, offers guests an online deal.
Ceremony to bring closure following 2010 Whistler sled dog slaughter.
Concern at the Sled Dog Banquet .
Tie a loop in the rope to make a handle for the dog sled .
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