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Norwegian Elkhound Information, Pictures of Norwegian Elkhounds

Norwegian Elkhound Dogs

The Norwegian Elkhound brings character, friendliness and energy to any household. Loving and welcoming, it loves attention and quality time with family members. However, similar to other Arctic breeds, the Norwegian Elkhound has an independent side: It can be slightly reserved with new people and resistant to some training. It also tends to bark—a trait carried down from its hunting ancestors. Overall, Norwegian Elkhounds are pleasant, clean and protective. And they get along great with kids.

Norwegian Elkhound

Things You Should Know

Norwegian Elkhounds can live as long as 15 years. Common health problems include hip dysplasia, eye problems and thyroid problems. The Norwegian Elkhound’s dense coat is fairly easy to groom. A good brushing every few days will keep it looking great. During shedding seasons, you might want to do the brushing outdoors. Norwegian Elkhounds should not be bathed too often: Soap can remove their natural weatherproofing.

Norwegian Elkhound History

An ancient breed, the Norwegian Elkhound dates back more than 6,000 years. These dogs served Scandinavian farmers and Vikings as herders, watchdogs, hunters and companions. The Norwegian Elkhound’s cherished traits—fearlessness, loyalty and versatility—evolved naturally from its many years of exposure to stark climates and close companionship with hunters.

The Look of a Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhounds are medium-sized, square-built, balanced dogs covered in thick, smooth coats that are usually gray with black tips. They have broad, wedge-shaped heads with dark, oval-shaped eyes, tapered muzzles and ears that are set high. Their muscular necks lead down to strong backs and deep chests. They have thick tails that curl over the back. Overall, the Norwegian Elkhound appears bold, alert and handsome.

Talk About Norwegian Elkhounds  Eat, sleep, and breathe hair

We have G, who is a Norwegian Elkhound, and two of his sons that are Elkhound/Siberian Husky. G has been our best friend, our entertainment, and our passion for four years, then we were blessed with a litter of seven puppies he bred with a purebred Siberian Husky.

Elkhounds are so friendly, lovable, and fun. Ours are great with children of any age. We do a lot of ice fishing and G comes with us all the time -- he loves it out on the ice!!They do not like to be hot for sure, so we keep a fan going in our room year-round so he has a cool breeze.

They are a lot of work as well. They are high-energy dogs and they "blow" their coat twice a year (spring and fall). When they are in this stage you eat, sleep, and breathe hair. It is everywhere, even with daily grooming -- there is no getting around it.

_1_Joan S , owner of a Norwegian Elkhound

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