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Norwegian Buhund Breed Profile

Norwegian Buhund fact file

KC Group: pastoral
Size: medium
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: moderate
Good guard dogs?: yes
Moulting level: high
Grooming: moderate
Jogging partner: yes

A member of the Spitz type breeds and conforming to many of the type's characteristics such as. They were initially bred as a herding dog and are still used as such. They've recently found new roles as sniffer dogs and guard dogs.

Norwegian Buhund Character

Active, vigilant and full of energy, they have retained a strong working instinct. Buhunds are highly trainable and will bond closely with their family, displaying an excellent temperament with children. They thrive when kept as a member of the family and will not enjoy living outdoors.

Norwegian Buhund Size

The Breed Standard specifies and ideal height of 45cm and a weight in proportion to their size.

Norwegian Buhund Health

A low incidence of inherited disorders in the breed, they are generally healthy provided they are adequately cared for and exercised

Norwegian Buhund Special Care

They love to work and to be involved in activities with their family so try getting involved with agility trials or fly ball to keep them stimulated and exercised.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.