|Lifespan: 12-15 years
||Litter Size: 7-14 pups
||Weight: 40-60 lbs
||Hair Length: Medium
The Norwegian Elkhound is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 40 lbs that can reach 60 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Norwegian Elkhound breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Norwegian Elkhound should know that the average litter size is between 7 to 14 puppies.
Norwegian Elkhound Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
Norwegian Elkhound Temperament
Enthusiastic and friendly the Norwegian Elkhounds make an excellent family dog. Its independent nature sometimes makes it resistant to obedience training, and they may bark a lot. Norwegian Elkhounds make excellent guard and watchdogs. They are friendly and energetic and have very docile dispositions.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy, kidney disease, hip dysplasia, pyotraumatic dermatitis. Norwegian Elkhounds should not be overfed as they tend to gain weight easily
Norwegian Elkhound Coat
Norwegian Elkhound Dog Colors
Body has silver-gray hair with black tips. Face is dark blackish-gray
CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR
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