Swedish Vallhund Information

Swedish VallhundThe Swedish Vallhund has so many distinctive qualities. A long, stout body; short, stumpy legs; erect ears; a curled-up, puffy tail; and a unique, multi-colored coat. The breed is indigenous to Sweden and dates back over 1,000 years to the time of the Vikings. Used as a herding dog, the the low-riding Swedish Vallhund was able to nip at the heels of cattle while avoiding kicks to the head.

Friendly and even-keeled, this breed loves being part of a family and is happy to curl up with a loved one. They are cheerful and social, alert and intelligent. This healthy, hearty pup makes a great addition to any home.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 0in - 1ft 1in     Weight: 22-35lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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