Shoulder height: 18 – 21 inches. Weight: 40 – 60 pounds.
Their coat colors are gray with black and usually have a black face with black ears. They have a dense double coat. Their coat is straight, coarse and have a soft and woolly undercoat.
This breed is alert, friendly, dependable, trustworthy and independent.
The Norwegian Elkhound is a great pet with children and is a natural watchdog and guard dog, protecting its territory.
They need minimal grooming.
The Norwegian Elkhound typically will respond to commands. They do have a mind of their own and require firm training.
Elkhounds should be exercised at least one hour per day which can consist of a run or free play.
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