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Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Buhund
  • Size Medium
  • Height Males 43 to 47 centimetres at the shoulders
    Females 40.5 to 44.5 centimetres at the shoulders
  • Weight Males 14 to 18 kilograms
    Females 11.5 to 16 kilograms
  • Coat Short to medium
  • Energy High
  • Colour Wheaten, black
  • Activities Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Agility, Police Work, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both
A true Northern spitz, the Norwegian Buhund is a moderately sized, square dog with prick ears and a tightly curled tail. Bred to herd sheep and guard livestock, this self-confident, alert breed is an excellent watchdog. He is cheery and affectionate, making him an ideal fit for active families with children. Highly energetic, the Norwegian Buhund needs plenty of exercise daily, and his easy-care coat requires minimal grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Suitable for apartment living if sufficiently exercised
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Good with children
Did you know?
Developed in Norway by the Vikings in the year 900, this farm dogs name is a derivative of the Norwegian words “bu,” meaning homestead, and “hund,” which means dog. The Norwegian Buhunds thick, soft coat sheds heavily twice a year.