Swedish Vallhund Dog Breed
Swedish Vallhund Dog Classification:
Swedish Vallhunds are herd dogs.
Other Names: Vasgotaspets, Vikingarnas
Hund, Viking Dog, Vaestgoetaspets, Vallhund,
Swedish Cattle Dog,
Origins: Swedish Vallhunds are
a very old breed that is said to go back
to the time of the Vikings. Over the years
the were bred to herd cows and as ratting
Description: Swedish Vallhunds
resemble the Corgi dog breed in appearance
and stature. They are low to the ground
with long bodies and short legs, they
have erect ears.
Size: Swedish Vallhunds are small
dogs they weigh 19 to 30 lbs, they stand
12 to 14 inches tall.
||19 - 30 lbs
||12 - 13 inches tall
||19 - 30 lbs
||12 - 14
Coat: Swedish Vallhunds are grey,
greyish brown, greyish yellow or reddish
brown with darker hairs on back, neck
and sides of the body.
Disposition: Swedish Vallhunds
are eager to please, and easy to train.They
are loyal and affectionate.
Type Dog: Swedish Vallhunds are
Litter Size: Swedish Vallhunds
typically have litters with 8 puppies.
Behavior: Swedish Vallhunds can
be protective so they should be socialized
at a young age. They also require a regular
amount of exercise so they do not become
Traits: responsive, watchful,
energetic, fearless, alert, intelligent,
Country of Origin: Sweden
Life Span: Swedish Vallhunds typically
live 12 to 14 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, KC(UK),