Original Name : Norsk Elghund Grå
Τυπος : Lupoid
Άλλη ονομασια : Norwegian, Moose, Dog
Μεγεθος αρσενικου : Ideally, 20½ inches
Μεγεθος θηλυκου : Ideally, 19½ inches
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Χωρα προελευσης : Norway
The grey Norwegian Elkhound is specialized in tracking moose – known as elks in Britain, which is where it got its English name. Hunting this kind of beast demands strength, fearlessnesss, energy, and braveness.
Wedge-shaped, relatively broad at the ears, clean.
Strong with short loins.
Various shades of gray. Black-tipped topcoat.
Set high, firm and erect, relatively small.
Set high, strong, relatively short.
Medium length topcoat, thick, coarse, abundant, not curled; soft undercoat.
Norwegian Elkhounds are dogs of a typical Spitz type, characterized by a short, square body. The neck is elastic and carried well, the ears are erect. The coat is thick and abundant, though neither bristling nor long. The tail is tightly curled over the back.