Swedish Vallhund

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 12.5 to 13.5 inches at the withers, Females – 11.5 to 12.5 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    25 to 35 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Gray or red
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Tracking, Herding, Flyball, Search and Rescue
  • Indoor/Outdoor


The Swedish Vallhund is a hardy herding dog with a long, muscular body and short, stocky legs. He can have a full curled tail, stub tail or no tail. Alert and confident, the Swedish Vallhund is an excellent watchdog and protector without being overly aggressive. He is steadfast, spirited and sweet, making the breed a good family companion. This active, athletic dog requires ample daily exercise.

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