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Swedish Vallhund



American Kennel Club's Swedish Vallhund



Swedish Vallhund

The Swedish Vallhund of the AKC’s Herding Group originated in Sweden. Other names for this breed is known by are Swedish Cattle Dog, Swedish Shepherd, Vallhund and Vastgotaspets. This breed is also known as the Vikings Dog and was used to herd cattle, catch vermin such as rats, and guard the homesteads all the Vikings.


Description Of The Swedish Vallhund

The Swedish Vallhund of the AKC’s Herding Group stands 12 to 16 inches tall at the withers and weighs from 25 to 35 pounds. This breed has a double coat, the outer coat is tight, harsh, and of medium length with a soft, dense undercoat. The color of the coat can be gray, red yellow, red brown and gray brown. This breed does well in apartments setting as long as it receives adequate daily exercise.

Wellness Worries

The Swedish Vallhund has no health problems to speak of and has a life expectancy of 12 to 14 years of age. As with all animals, do your research before you buy! Learn More About This Big Hearted, Little Vikings Dog!



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