The Swedish Elkhound has a rectangular body, long and broad head, wide muzzle, and dark, expressive eyes.
Lifespan: 12–14 yr
Height: 20–26 in
Weight: 50–65 lb
The Swedish Elkhound's coat is relatively long. Brushing every few days can help remove dead hair and keep it in tip-top condition. Bathing is rarely necessary unless your dog gets into something messy.
Swedish Elkhounds are quick, agile dogs. They require regular exercise to stay mentally and physically fit—as most hunting breeds do. The Swedish Elkhound's remarkable stamina allows it to work for long periods in all kinds of weather.
A Swedish Elkhound (Jämthund) puppy or dog can bring a lot of joy. Maintaining a Swedish Elkhound (Jämthund) in good health can be expensive. Get savings, deals and cash back at vets and pet stores when you pay for pet care with the Sincere debit card. Personalized just for dog parents.
Always visit a professional veterinarian if you believe your dog may have health issues.