Greenland Huskies (Canis lupus familiaris borealis) interacting whilst chained up outside in summer. Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg), Qeqqata, Greenland. Sled dogs are used for hunting on sea ice and are not found throughout Greenland, only from Itilleq and north on the West Coast and along the East Coast. To keep the ancient breed pure other dog breeds are not permitted where there are Greenland dogs. In the south of the country Greenland dogs are not permitted but other breeds are.