This is the first in a series of posts providing an insight into Sled Dog Sports. A dog team is a team in its finest form, a musher with their canine team mates verse mother nature. A dog team can range from 1 dog to an unlimited number. This is dependent on the task, the conditions and what you as the driver can manage. There are 4 key positions within the team, all critical, plus the musher / driver. Dogs can run either two abreast or as singles, either option has its advantages in all positions.