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Norwegian Buhund

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Other Names
Norsk Buhund, Norwegian Sheepdog

Believed to have been in existence since the middle ages. They were the all purpose farm dog used in both guarding and herding.

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Companion, Herding, Farnm Guarding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-15 years of age

Weight & Height
53 to 58 pounds & 16 to 18 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Eye & Hip Problems, Epilepsy, Cataracts.

Physical Description
medium size, squarely built dog that is deep chested. They have a wedge shaped head with large prick ears and dark eyes and nose. They have a foxy appearance like mose spitz type breeds.

Affectionate, Intelligent and active breed. The Buhund are usually good with children and also do fine with other dogs & pets. They will bark at strangers.

Intelligent dog learns quickly, They do need a firm approach to when training them

Living Conditions
This dog will do ok in an apartment if exercised. They would do best with an active family

Comb occasionally, especially during shedding.

Highly active dog requires daily exercise. They enjoy running freely off lead or running along a bicycle

Coat Texture
Soft woolly undercoat and a thick topcoat

Coat Colors
Wheaten, Red, Black


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


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