Why do huskies pull dog sleds?

Answer Siberian Huskies were originally bred in the harsh winter climate of Northeast Asia, most likely by the Chukchi Tribe on the Siberian peninsula. Specific breed characteristics make Siberian Huskie... Read More »

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How is a husky trained to pull sleds?

Training huskies to pull sleds is a multifaceted endeavor that requires patience and time but can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Good training combined with the breed's natural inclination ... Read More »

Hearing Problems With Huskies?

Hearing problems in husky breeds can be caused by a wide-variety of conditions that affect all breeds of dogs. While huskies do not suffer from genetic hearing problems, complications from the hypo... Read More »

How fast can skeleton sleds go?

Top speeds of skeleton sleds can reach more than 135 km/h or 80 mph. Steering the skeleton sled either too much or too little can cause the sled to slow down.Source:FIBT: The Race

About Training Sleds?

Few--aside from the steadfast arctic gaze of Northern Siberia--know the true origin of dog sledding. A recent DNA analysis performed at the University of California credits this to the "intervening... Read More »