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Black Norwegian Elkhound
2011 Black Norwegian Elkhound Puppies:
The Black Norwegian Elkhound is a sturdy, medium-sized Spitz-type dog. The body is short and squarely built. The back is straight and strong. The wedge shaped head is broad at the ears. The muzzle is thicker at the base tapering but not to a point, with a clearly defined stop. The teeth should meet in a scissors bite. The medium sized, oval shaped eyes are dark brown. The ears are set high on the head, firm but very mobile. The chest is deep and relatively wide. The legs appear straight from the front. The oval paws are small and tight with thick pads. The tail is set high tightly curled over the back. There are usually dewclaws on the front legs but not on the back. The weather-resistant, double coat is thick and hard. The coat is solid black sometimes with a very small amount of white on the chest.
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A Nordic-type member of the Hound group, the Norwegian Elkhound’s way of working is very similar to that of the Black and Tan Coonhound. Bred to hunt elk, they give chase until they have the elk cornered, then bark to signal their success until their human partner arrives to dispatch the prey. The Norwegian Elkhound differs in method from the Black and Tan Coonhound in that elk do not climb and hide in trees, so the Elkhound has no need of treeing its quarry. The FCI recognizes both the Grey and Black varieties, and considers them to be two separate breeds. The Norwegian Elkhound is very well suited to the Northern regions’ weather and terrain.
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The Elkhound is similar to the Spitz and is medium in size. They have great endurance and can hunt for many days at a stretch without being tired out. The dogs puppies for sale coating is double with a light colored undercoat. The ears, muzzle and the tip of the tail are black. A broad, well-defined head contains some of the strongest jaw muscles in the dog world. The body is short and the chest is well developed, deep and wide.
The thick and rough coat of the Elkhound requires proper care and grooming, but it is easy to do. Brush the coat often, especially when the dog is shedding it dense undercoat. A regular bathing is discouraged as it destroys the natural oil in the hairs. Bathe the dogs puppies for sale only when he is dirty. The dog is odorless and the coat is resistant to water and dirt. Given good care and regular visits to the vet, the puppies for sale will live from twelve to fifteen years and will grow to a height of nineteen to twenty-one inches and weigh between fifty and sixty pounds.
The dogs puppies for sale are found in the Norwegian regions of Scandinavia and are strangers in many parts of the world. Bred for hunting , the dogs are really good at hunting big animals such elk, bear, and moose. The Elkhound is a good tracker and makes an excellent guard dog. They tend to be reserved around strangers but are really affectionate and friendly with their family. The dog can be competitive with other dogs but it doesn’t border on dog aggressive behavior. Independent by nature, the dog will resist any obedience training but this can be overcome through patience, gentleness, and firmness. The dogs puppies for sale do bark and every effort must be made to contain this behavior as sometimes they bark just to hear themselves bark.
Skeleton remains of a dog similar to the Elkhound have been dated back to some 5000 BCE which supports the contention that they have been around for many years. The Elkhound is also good at hunting mountain lions, wolves, bears, reindeer, and rabbits. It is said that the hound can be broken to pull a sled, as well.
Once the family is established with an human Alpha leader and the dog as a member, this dog will be extremely affectionate and protective of its pack. An excellent hunter of large game, the dogs puppies for sale will be an excellent woods companion.
Right standing of the adult male Black Norwegian Elkhound:
The Black Norwegian Elkhound (Norsk Elghund Sort) is a modern variant of the Grey Norwegian Elkhound. It is a small Spitz breed and is very rare outside the Nordic countries of Scandinavia. It is bred for the same purpose as the Grey Norwegian Elkhound but is smaller, more agile, and easier to recognize in the snow. Historically, it is a much “younger” breed, first bred in Norway during the early 19th century.
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57 black norwegian elkhound dog Black Norwegian ElkhoundHandsome little puppy Black Norwegian ElkhoundThe AKC breed name “Elkhound,” is a direct translation from its original Norwegian name “Elghund,” meaning “moose dog.” In Norwegian, “elg” means “moose”, and “hund” means “dog.”Black bitches Black Norwegian ElkhoundCute adults couple – Black Norwegian Elkhound male and femaleThe Black Norwegian Elkhound is a typical Spitz breed with a short compact body, dark eyes, ears standing straight up, and a curly tail carried over the back. It has a rich coat that does not stand out from the body. This is an all-weather hunting dog and the coat is very important. It must be able to keep out the heavy autumn rain in Scandinavia and endure the cold weather, which it does very well.
Black Norwegian Elkhound Puppies History:
Archaeological digs in Scandinavia suggest this breed existed and was domesticated in the Stone age. At the end of the 19th century the breed came to England and in 1901 the The Kennel Club officially recognised it. For many years, the breed was considered one of the oldest dog breeds, going back more than six thousand years. Recent DNA analysis suggests, however, that this breed is actually a recent construction, bred to resemble an older form. An ideal elkhound has a tightly curled tail, as the dog shown in the photograph on this page. The elkhound is a medium sized dog and extremely hardy. They are bred for hunting large game, such as bear and elk . The elkhound has a very strong drive and it is not unheard of for an elkhound to go through a plate glass window when motivated by its quarry. Although the breed is strong and hardy, the dogs typically have an inseparable bond with their masters and are quite loyal. The Norwegian elkhound was presented at a dog exhibition for the first time in 1877.