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Dog Breeds


Norwegian Lundehund

Other Names

Norsk Lundehund


The Norwegian Lundehund was used to retrieve Puffin birds in Norway. They are said to date back to the 1500s and are rare today.


Resembles a small Spitz type breed, 6 toes per foot, triangular ears that fold down or back, wedge shaped head that they can lean all the way back to rest on their back

Color and Coat

They have a double coat with harsh outer fur. The colors can be red-brown to tan with white, red or dark markings.

AKC Group



12-15 inches


12-16 lbs

Activity Level

Medium to High


Loyal companion, playful, alert, energetic, protective

Other Facts

The Norwegian Lundehund was fully recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2011.
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