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Gray Norwegian Elkhound Gray

The ebullient moose hunter

Breed
FCI-5
Spitz and Primitive types
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Original Name : Norsk Elghund Grå

Τυπος : Lupoid

Άλλη ονομασια : Norwegian, Moose, Dog

Μεγεθος αρσενικου : Ideally, 20½ inches

Μεγεθος θηλυκου : Ideally, 19½ inches

Βαθμος περιποιησης :

Χωρα προελευσης : Norway

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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.

Κεφαλι+

Wedge-shaped, relatively broad at the ears, clean.

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Σωμα+

Strong with short loins.

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Τριχωμα+

Various shades of gray. Black-tipped topcoat.

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Αυτια+

Set high, firm and erect, relatively small.

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Ουρα+

Set high, strong, relatively short.

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Τριχα+

Medium length topcoat, thick, coarse, abundant, not curled; soft undercoat.

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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.

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The harness, approximately 2 inches thick and running from the withers to the elbows, is the most striking feature of the coat. Here, the topcoat is not black-tipped.

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