Swedish vallhund


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Swedish vallhund

(ˈvælˌhʊnd)
n
(Breeds) a small sturdy dog of a Swedish breed with a long body and pricked pointed ears
[from Swedish vall + hund dog]
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CASTLEROCK'S SPECIAL ASSISTING CANINES, Giant Schnauzer & Swedish Vallhund herding, livestock guardian, service dogs.
COTTAGE GROVE - If you drop in to visit Charlene Sayles, don't be surprised if you catch her voluntarily being herded around her kitchen by Gus - a short, stout dog of the rare Swedish Vallhund breed.
Discovery of a mutated gene that causes progressive retinal atrophy in Swedish Vallhunds offers hope for treating blindness in dogs and eventually in humans, according to research from Michigan State and the University of Helsinki.
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