Siberian Huskies are one of the most well-known sled dog breeds. They have a thick double coat, endurance, and friendly disposition, making them excellent for long-distance sled pulling.
Alaskan Malamutes are large and powerful dogs with a strong build. They were originally bred for hauling freight in the Arctic, and their strength and endurance make them well-suited for sled pulling.
Samoyeds are known for their fluffy white coats and friendly demeanor. They were originally bred by the Samoyede people of Siberia for herding and pulling sleds.
This ancient Arctic breed was historically used for pulling heavy sleds and hunting. Greenland Dogs are strong, hardworking, and well-adapted to cold climates.
Also known as the Qimmiq, the Canadian Eskimo Dog is a powerful and sturdy breed that was traditionally used by the indigenous Inuit people for pulling sleds and assisting with hunting.
While not as commonly associated with sledding as some other breeds, the Norwegian Elkhound has a history of working in the cold climates of Norway. They are strong, agile, and versatile.
The Eurohound is not a distinct breed but a mix between Alaskan Huskies and Pointer or other hound breeds. They are popular in competitive sled dog racing due to their speed and endurance.
Named after famous musher Leonhard Seppala, these Siberian Huskies were bred for their endurance and speed. They are often used in long-distance sled dog racing.