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The Breed's History:
The Norwegian Buhund belongs to a large class of dogs called the Spitz type. There are many variations in size, coat and color among the Spitz breeds. In the ancient Gokstad excavation in Norway, where a Viking grave from about the year 900 was opened, skeletons from six dogs of various sizes were found. They would be the antecedents of modern-day Buhunds. When Vikings died, their most cherished and necessary possessions were buried alongside their owners.
This was to care for the Vikings in their afterlife. The dogs that protected farms and herded cattle and sheep were expected to continue these duties in Valhalla. It has been documented that these dogs travelled with Vikings on their many journeys, by sea and by land.
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1 foot, 4 inch. to 1 foot, 6 inch. (40,64 to 45,72 cm)
26 to 40 pounds (11,79 to 18,15 Kg)
12 to 15 years
Potential Health Issues:
Inherited Eye Issues,
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Need For Exercise
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