The Swedish Vallhund, according to Sweden, was transported to Sweden by the Vikings over 1000 years ago. There are also theories that the Swedish Vallhunds are descendents of the Corgi and were brought from Wales. The Vallhund, meaning herding dog, is a multi functional canine. The Swedish Vallhund has been helping ranchers with cattle herding for centuries. They are also good “ratters”, meaning to catch rats. As most dogs, the Swedish Vallhund is a great watchdog as well and is very protective.
The Swedish Vallhund is a mild, well mannered dog. If you can find free Swedish Vallhund puppies, you should jump at the chance. The Vallhund is an even tempered canine that is a great companion for children as well as adults. They are both smart and lovingly affectionate. The Swedish Vallhund can be a bit of a show off and likes to be the center of attention. They are very loving to their owners and sometimes overly protective; making them great watchdogs.
The Swedish Vallhund usually live to be 12 year to 14 healthy years old. They have medium length thick fur and are an average shedder. Their coats can be grey, red, yellow, brown, and a little white. The Vallhund usually grows to be 12 inches to 16 inches tall and weighs between 25 pounds and 35 pounds. The Swedish Vallhund has adorable ears that are stiff and stand up. The Vallhund has a face that is similar to a wolf with its masked eyes. These great watchdogs with an entertaining personality would be a great addition to any household or farm.