Swedish Vallhund Breed Profile


The ears of the Swedish Vallhund are stiff and pricked and lined with fine hair. The muzzle is long and parallel to the top of the skull. A fox-like expression is paramount.


Coat colors include gray, red-yellow, red-brown and gray-brown.


The Swedish Vallhund is a responsive and even-tempered companion. It is intelligent and affectionate. He loves attention and to show-off.


The Swedish Vallhund has origins as far back at the Vikings and other European countries. They were known as wonderful herding dogs, with cattle and other farm life. Today, they are best known as family companions and show dogs.

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