Norwegian elkhound

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Norwegian elkhound

A dog of a breed developed in Scandinavia for hunting, having a compact body, a thick grayish coat, and a tail that curls over the back.
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Norwe′gian elk′hound

one of a Norwegian breed of dogs having a short body, a thick, gray coat, and a tail curled over the back.
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Noun1.Norwegian elkhound - breed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elkNorwegian elkhound - breed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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SHOW NEWS April 13 | Norwegian Elkhound Association of Scotland and Basset Hound Club of Scotland open shows in conjuction with the Hound Association of Scotland's championship show, Ingliston, Edinburgh.
For example, if you have a Norwegian Elkhound, a special urinalysis looking for amino acids in the urine can be done via the University of Pennsylvania.
Duffy the Norwegian elkhound, winner of the Hound Group
They resembled something close to a Norwegian elkhound with a flare of coyote; these critters were a joy to hunt with.
I love dogs, particularly working/hunting dogs, and much appreciated seeing two hunting breeds that are uncommon here: the Norwegian elkhound (remember elk in Europe means moose) and the little Finspitz.
A BUMPER STICKER THAT RECENTLY CAUGHT MY EYE READ, "MY Norwegian Elkhound Is Smarter Than Your Honor Student!" While the intent was to promote a dog breed, the statement also satirized the "My child is better than your child" bumper stickers that are often overused.
COULD I please appeal t o ECHO readers for any information regarding our Norwegian elkhound who has been missing from the Orrell park area for three weeks.
If they'd given it to a Great Dane or the Norwegian Elkhound, or any number of other proper mutts, then I could have understood it, but to go for a snuffling hot-water bottle cover was tantamount to bringing the game into disrepute.
Norwegian Elkhound Prince has been rewarded for his courage after saving his owner from certain death when her house went up in flames.
Dear Andrea, I have a five-year-old Norwegian elkhound who constantly develops skin growths that eventually burst, emitting a waxy material.

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