Everything You Need To Know About Norwegian Buhund Dog

The Norwegian Buhund or Norwegian Sheepdog, as it is often called, is a Spitz type herding dog, which belongs to the Nordic Watchdogs and Herding Dogs section of primitive breeds. Buhund is very reminiscent of Icelandic Sheepdog, which is actually his close relative. His name represents a combination of two Norwegian words – “bu“, which means mountain hut or farm, and “hund“, which means dog. This is a smaller medium-sized dog with fiery personality, ideal for herding and watching. Main characteristics of a Norwegian Buhund dog are intelligence, agility, courage, cheerfulness, great sense of orientation, loyalty, playfulness, alertness, and willingness to work. His lifespan is between 13 and 15 years. This breed is known for its bigger than life personality and he will often put a smile on your face when you least expecting it :) Continue Reading →