Norwegian Elkhound Information
Amazingly, this beautiful breed is more than 5,000 years old. It originated in Norway, like the name implies, and was used to hunt bear, elk and other wild animals. The breed has a strong, hardy build and great stamina which allows him to withstand difficult weather and terrain.
The Norwegian Elkhound stands out for his striking silver and grey coat with distinctive markings. As far as personality goes, he is dependable, confident and stoic with a friendly side that emerges with time. The breed thrives on exercise, so make sure he gets daily walks.