Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound

Size
Medium
Height
Males – 20.5 inches at the withers, Females – 19.5 inches at the withers
Weight
Males – 55 pounds, Females – 48 pounds
Coat
Medium
Color
Gray with black and silver shading
Energy
High
Activities
Conformation, Agility, Hunting, Tracking, Herding

The Norwegian Elkhound is a versatile, hardy, rugged Scandinavian breed used by the Vikings to hunt elk and bear. His strength and stamina are unmatched. Bold, friendly and deeply devoted to his human companions, this dog is a good fit for families with children. His intelligence and protective instincts make him an ideal watchdog. A lively breed, the Norwegian Elkhound requires moderate exercise twice daily.

Did you know
This ancient breed originated in Norway in 5000 B.C.

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