Facts & Origin
Malinois Elkhound Grey Mix (Malinois and Norwegian Elkhound Grey Mix)
The Malinois Moose Dog Grey Mix is a fascinating mix of a Belgian Shepherd Malinois and a Norwegian Moose Dog Grey. This combination combines the traits and characteristics of both breeds to create a unique and versatile dog.
This mix is intelligent, eager to work and loyal. He is great for active people or families who enjoy spending time outdoors and are willing to provide him with the mental and physical stimulation he needs. Grooming requires regular brushing and veterinary care. If you are looking for a demanding and versatile companion who is willing to join you in athletic challenges, the Malinois Moose Dog Grey Mix could be the right choice for you.
|Origin||Belgium - Norway|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The Malinois Elkhound Grey Mix is characterized by its intelligence, loyalty and alertness. It is an extremely attentive dog that learns quickly and enjoys performing tasks. This mix can form a strong bond with its family and is often protective and territorial. It is important that the owner provides this mix with enough mental and physical challenges to satisfy its energy and desire to work.
Suitability and Husbandry
The Malinois Elkhound Grey Mix is suitable for active people or families looking for an athletic and dedicated companion. Because of its pedigree, this mix is energetic, intelligent and eager to work. It is great for various activities, such as dog sports, obedience training, or other challenging tasks. However, this mix is not for everyone and requires an experienced hand and consistent training.
Care and health
Grooming a Malinois Elkhound Grey Mix requires attention and dedication. Their coat is usually medium length and requires regular brushing to remove loose hair and prevent matting. It is also important to check and clean their ears regularly to prevent possible infections. In terms of health, they can be affected by the typical hereditary diseases of both breeds. Regular vet visits, vaccinations and a balanced diet are crucial to maintain their health.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Malinois Elkhound Grey Mix can vary in appearance and size, as mixed breed dogs can have characteristics of both parent breeds. Generally, they have a medium to large build with an athletic and muscular body shape. Their coat is usually gray and may have various shades. Their ears may be erect or semi-pendulous, while their eyes are often alert and expressive.
This hybrid breed tends to be very loving, active and intelligent dogs. They are playful, friendly and always want something to do. They need a lot of exercise, care and activity to stay healthy and happy.
The Malinois Elkhound Grey Mix has a friendly, outgoing and lively character. They are constantly looking for activity, but they are also strong-willed and obedient dogs.
This mixed breed usually grows medium to large in size.
Under optimal conditions, they can live between 12 and 15 years.