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Norwegian Elkhound.jpg (7848 bytes) The Norwegian Elkhound is fearless and friendly. Although some may be somewhat reserved with strangers, it will greet family and friends it knows with enthusiasm.
Breed: Norwegian Elkhound
Country of Origin: Stone age Scandinavia
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Hinter or elk and moose
Life Span: 13-14 years
Appearance: Hardy
Color: Silver gray
Coat Type: Medium, thick, shedding
Grooming: Daily brushing
Height: 19-21 inches
Weight: 45-60 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Good
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Hard
Good With Children: Ok
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: No
Character: Friendly, bold, energetic
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Leader
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Stubborn, dominance, barking, aggressive
Physical: Skin problems