sled dog
noun Date: 1692 a dog trained to draw a sledge especially in the Arctic regions — called also sledge dog

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  • Sled dog race at the 1932 Winter Olympics — A sled dog race was included as a demonstration event at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. 5 contestants from Canada and 7 contestants from the United States competed. The event, run under the rules of the New England Sled Dog Club, ran… …   Wikipedia

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