Jämthund Breed description: Character & Co

Jämthund Breed description: Character & Co
Dog,Mammal,Vertebrate,Canidae,Dog breed,Norwegian elkhound,Black norwegian elkhound,Carnivore,Snout,Jämthund,
Alternate Name Swedish Elkhound
Origin Sweden
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level high
FCI group Nordic Hunting Dogs
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised


  • agile
  • independent
  • energetic
  • loyal
  • quietly
  • brave


  • Herding Dog
  • Working Dog
  • Hunting Dog
  • Searchdog

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