Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is a hunting dog that originated in Norway as early as 5000 B.C. The Norwegian Elkhound is used to hunt elk, bear, and other wild animals. Remnants of Norwegian Elkhounds dating back 5000 years have been found with Viking remains and weapons, a testament to their importance in the Nordic culture.

Norwegian Elkhounds | Breed Judging

The Norwegian Elkhound is a hardy gray hunting dog. These are the first words of the Official Standard. Any prospective breeder or judge can obtain a copy of this standard, read and study it. He or she can then proceed ...