14+ Amazing Facts About Norwegian Elkhounds You Might Not Know

The Norwegian Elkhound is the real pride of Norway. Bred in the second half of the 19th century, these dogs were used mainly for hunting large game, including elk. But we went with these dogs to trot, bear, and even small game. This is a versatile hunting breed.

#1 Bold, energetic, and protective, the Norwegian Elkhound makes an excellent watchdog and guardian.

#3 They love the dominant role, and without proper training and socialization, this can become a problem.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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