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A Norwegian elkhound.


(Breeds) a powerful breed of dog of the spitz type with a thick grey coat and tightly curled tail. Also called: Norwegian elkhound

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.elkhound - breed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elkelkhound - 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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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.
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Maureen Kenton, who has bred Norwegian elkhound dogs for more than three decades, called the breeding restrictions ``a fair compromise.
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.
Lesiones renales microscopicas similares a las del Golden Retriever se han observado en Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu (O'Brien et al, 1982), Norwegian Elkhound (Finco et al, 1977) y Samoyedo (Martinez, 1998; Maxie, 1990) e incluian infiltrado linfoplasmatico, severa fibrosis intersticial a nivel medular y mineralizacion en las membranas basales.