Swedish Vallhund

Is a Swedish vallhund a corgi?

The Swedish vallhund is a sturdy little herding dog that very much resembles the Welsh corgi. Vallhunds are a herding breed with an insulated double coat, long back, and short legs like a corgi, but with a lovely, wolflike color palette.

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Is my dog a German shepherd?

It's possible your dog is a purebred, but not a German shepherd. Three breeds, in particular, resemble German shepherds: the Belgian Malinois, the Belgian tervuren and the Swedish vallhund. While Germans shepherds might have long hair, the AKC considers it a breed fault.

What is a Corgi mixed with?

Another theory is that Pembrokes are descended from the Swedish Vallhunds, which were crossed with the local Welsh herding dogs. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is the younger of the two Corgi breeds and is a separate and distinct breed from the Cardigan. The corgi is one of the smallest dogs in the Herding Group.

What is a Nordic dog?

Nordic dog breeds. Altogether, the Nordic countries have 29 native dog breeds. The Samoiedskaïa Sabaka, also known as the Samoyed, is shared by all five countries. Some of the Nordic breeds, such as the Norsk buhund (Norwegian buhund) and the Västgötaspets (Swedish vallhund) are descendants of these dogs.

What is a corgi dog mixed with?

It is one of two breeds known as a Welsh Corgi. Another theory is that Pembrokes are descended from the Swedish Vallhunds, which were crossed with the local Welsh herding dogs. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is the younger of the two Corgi breeds and is a separate and distinct breed from the Cardigan.