Known for their striking appearance, endurance, and friendly demeanor, Siberian Huskies are a popular choice for sled dog racing. They are strong, independent, and have a thick double coat that protects them from harsh winter conditions.
Malamutes are powerful and robust sled dogs originally bred for heavy hauling in the Arctic. They have a friendly and outgoing temperament, making them suitable for work in harsh conditions as well as family environments.
While not a distinct breed, Alaskan Huskies are a mix of various Northern dog breeds, such as Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes.
Originating from Greenland, these dogs are known for their strength, endurance, and ability to pull heavy loads. They have a thick double coat to protect them from the cold, and they are known for their loyalty and intelligence.
Also known as the Qimmiq, this breed is one of the oldest and rarest indigenous sled dog breeds in North America. They are strong, agile, and have a thick double coat that helps them endure freezing temperatures.
While primarily known for their fluffy white coat and friendly demeanor, Samoyeds were also used as sled dogs by the Samoyedic people in Siberia. They are strong, agile, and have a friendly disposition.
Bred specifically for sled dog racing, the Chinook is a powerful and friendly breed. They are known for their teamwork and endurance, making them well-suited for long-distance mushing.
Like the Alaskan Husky, the Eurohound is not a specific breed but a crossbreed developed for sled dog racing. It typically involves a mix of Alaskan Huskies and Pointers or other hound breeds, resulting in a fast and agile sled dog.