Swedish Vallhund

SunFire’s All Riled Up STDc – Photo by Gary R. Anderson

SunFire’s All Riled Up STDc – Photo by Gary R. Anderson

Swedish Vallhund

Also known as: Vastgotaspets, Swedish Cattledog, Viking dog

Origin: Sweden

Height at shoulder: 12–16 inches (30–41 cm)

Weight: 20–35 pounds (9–16 kg)

Coat: Short, close fitting, hard

Color: Gray to sable

Ears: Medium size, pointed, upright

Tail: Long, natural bob or docked

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

http://www.lasrocosa.com/education.html

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