Norwegian Elkhound

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He comes from Scandinavia
  • He hunted elk, wolf, and bear and other wild animals

Personality and Behavior

  • He's independent
  • He's energetic, athletic and possesses lots of stamina
  • He's good with kids
  • He loves human company and likes to have someone with him at all time
  • He likes to bark
  • He makes a good watchdog

Training

  • He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds profusely! You will find a lot of hair in your home - stuck to your couch, carpets and clothes - and to just about everything else. You will be vacuuming regularly.

Grooming / Maintenance

  • His medium-length coat only needs to be brushed occasionally. However, because it sheds profusely you may find yourself brushing it a couple of times a week, or even daily, to reduce the hair in your home (what you remove with a brush doesn't end up on the couch!).

Other varieties

  • NA

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