Swedish Vallhund Information
The 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.