Facts & Origin
Saluki and Norwegian Elkhound mix - a hybrid breed.
This mixed breed is the best of both worlds. With the hunting instinct of the Saluki and the loyalty of the Norwegian Elkhound, this dog is perfect for any family.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Saluki-Norwegian Elkhound-Graumishling has a slender build with long legs. They typically weigh between 20-25 kg and have a height of 58-70 cm. They have a short coat that is gray with white markings.
|Origin||Norway - Syria|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Saluki and Norwegian Elkhound mix - Such is probably his nature.
The Saluki is a breed of greyhound that originated in the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East. The Norwegian Elkhound is a pointy dog breed that originated in Norway. The cross between these two breeds resulted in the Saluki-Elkhound Grey Mix, a medium to large dog with a lean, athletic build. This mixed breed is known for being gentle, affectionate and loyal, which makes them an excellent companion dog. However, they are also known for being independent and headstrong, so they may not be the best choice for novice dog owners*.
The Saluki Grey Norwegian Elkhound mix is an intelligent breed that is easy to train. They are also relatively low maintenance when it comes to grooming, as they only need to be brushed a few times a week. However, they do need a lot of exercise, so they are best suited for active families or individuals.
If you're considering adding a Saluki Moose Dog Grey mix to your family, do some thorough research to make sure this is the right mix for you. When you find the perfect puppy, be prepared to give it lots of love and attention, because it will surely return it to you tenfold.
What diseases can occur in Saluki and Norwegian Elkhound mix.
Saluki-Norwegian Elkhound-Graumischlings are prone to a number of health problems, many of which are inherited. The most common include hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, and heart disease. Other potential health problems include allergies, epilepsy and cancer. Because of their relatively small gene pool, Saluki-Norwegian Elkhound mixes are also at risk of inheriting certain genetic disorders. Responsible breeders test their dogs for known health problems and only breed to dogs that are disease free.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Saluki-Norwegian Moose Dog-Graumix has a dense, glossy coat of silver-gray color with black markings. The undercoat is thick and dense, providing insulation and protection from the elements. This mixed breed is known as an excellent companion and working dog and is prized for its intelligence, loyalty and affectionate nature.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Gastric torsion is a disease in which the stomach rotates around its own longitudinal axis. The cause of the disease is not known.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
The Saluki Norwegian Elkhound is a mixed breed of Saluki and Norwegian Elkhound. They were first "discovered" in Norway in the early 1900s.
The Saluki Norwegian Elkhound is a medium to large sized dog with a dense coat that is either gray or black in color. They have a long head with erect ears and a pointed muzzle. Their eyes are almond shaped and their tails are long and bushy.
Saluki-Norwegian Elkhounds are usually 20-25 kg and have a height of 58-70 cm.
The average life expectancy of a Saluki-Norwegian Elkhound is 8-12 years.