Herding Size: Medium Origin: Sweden Colour: Steel grey, greyish-brown, greyish-yellow, reddish-yellow, reddish-brown Lifespan: 12 to 14 years
Swedish Vallhund is a watchful, alert, energetic, friendly, eager to please and courageous breed of dog.
Swedish Vallhunds are strong, playful and vigorous. Bred to herd cattle, they have a tendency to nip at heels when excited, and need active, playful owners to channel their energy into more acceptable games.
Originally bred to herd and guard cattle and for vermin control on farms.
Special characteristics The Swedish Vallhund is playful and energetic.
Exercise requirements High. Needs to have its abundant energy channelled.
Owners: affectionate, independent Children: good, may nip heels in play Other pets: can be problematic Strangers: good if well socialized Unfamiliar dogs: can be problematic
18 Jul, 2013
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