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Lundehund


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Other Names
Norwegian Lundehund, Norwegian Puffin Dog, Norsk Lundehund.

Origin
Norway, 1500's.
Belived to be an ancient breed that was originally used to hunt puffin, they were developed specifically for this task as puffin nest along rocky cliff faces.

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Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12 years of age

Weight & Height
12 to 14 pounds & 12-15 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Digestive Problems, Protien-losing enteropathy and gastointestinal disease. Up to 90% of the breed is diagnosed with Intestinal enteropathy.

Physical Description
Small size dog that has a wedge shaped head, slanted, brown eyes and erect, triangular ears. The tail is carried over the back or left hanging.

Temperament
Cheerful dogs that have a mind of their own. They are devoted to their family but wary of strangers. The get along with most other dogs but can be unrealiable with small animals. This breed rarely barks. The lundehund is unlike any other domestic breed of dog.

Training
Indepent minded and difficult to train

Living Conditions
Not suitable for apartment/city living. The do best in a rural setting.

Grooming
Comb during shedding season especially. Otherwise coat needs little care

Exercise
Take for a few walks a day and allow to play freely in fenced yard

Coat Texture
Double coated

Coat Colors
Gray, Brown/White, Black/White, Black

Puppies
-- pups per litter

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club

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Lundehund Breeders

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Von Amon Sul
Location: Graz / Austria / Europe
Phone: +43 664 4916715




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