Lundehund

Overview

The Norwegian Lundehundis a small dog breed of the Spitz type that originates from Norway. Its name is a compound noun composed of the elements Lunde, meaning puffin, and hund, meaning dog. The breed was originally developed for the hunting of puffins and their eggs.

Information

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Hypoallergenic
No
Litter Size
6.0
Breed Type
Crossbred
Breed Group
Working
Breed Coat Type
Medium

Characteristics / Temperament

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Coat Colors

The recognised colors of the Lundehund are: black, white, and brown.

Life Expectancy

The Lundehund has a life expectancy of 10 to 13 years.

Height and Weight

The Lundehund typically weighs between 45 to 80 pounds, placing it on the heavier end of dog breeds. It's typically 18 to 25 inches in height.
Gender Weight Range Height Range
Male 55 pounds - 80 pounds 20 inches - 25 inches
Feamle 45 pounds - 70 pounds 18 inches - 24 inches

Food Consumption in Cups

The Lundehundwill require on average 2.0 cups of dog food daily for proper nutrition.

Lundehund Photos

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