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Norwegian Hound

Norwegian Hound
Norwegian Hound
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Key facts about the Norwegian Hound

  • Life expectancy : Between 11 and 13 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Intelligent, Hunter
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Short

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 6 - Scent hounds and related breeds

Section

Section 1 : Scent hounds

Physical characteristics of the Norwegian Hound

Adult size

Female dog Between 19 and 21 in
Male dog Between 20 and 23 in

Weight

Female dog Between 44 and 55 lb
Male dog Between 44 and 55 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Norwegian Hound

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Norwegian Hound in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Norwegian Hound and cats

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Norwegian Hound and dogs

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Norwegian Hound and children

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Norwegian Hound and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Norwegian Hound

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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