Original Name : Norsk Elghund Grå
Type : Lupoid
Other Names : Norwegian, Moose, Dog
Male size : Ideally, 20½ inches
Female size : Ideally, 19½ inches
Degree of grooming :
Countries of origin : 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.