Sweden dog breeds (8) | MyDogBreeds

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Hamiltonstovare

Bred as a hunting hound, the Hamiltonstovare hails from Sweden, being founded in the late 1800s. He was first exhibited in Sweden in 1886. Known al..

Hound dogMedium dogSweden
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Jamthund

Known also as the Swedish Elkhound or Swedish Moosehound, the Jämthund is a dog which hails from Sweden, and more specifically from a region known as..

Working dogMedium dogSweden
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Norrbottenspets

The Norrbottenspets is an ancient dog breed whose purpose has been to hunt, although these days he is a companion dog. Hailing from Noorbotten, Swe..

Hound dogMedium dogSweden
schillerstovare dog

Schillerstovare

The Schillerstövare originated in Sweden, being named after a Swedish farmer, Per Schiller. After he died, the dog was named Schillerstövare in 1907, ..

Hound dogMedium dogSweden
smalandsstovare dog

Smalandsstovare

The Smålandsstövare has got quite a long history and dates back to the 1600s. He is the smallest of the Swedish hound breeds. This is a scenthound. ..

Hound dogMedium dogSweden
swedish lapphund dog

Swedish Lapphund

This is a Spitz type of dog from Sweden. It is Sweden’s national dog.The dog has always been used for herding and guarding livestock such as reindeer ..

Herding dogsMedium dogSweden
swedish vallhund dog

Swedish Vallhund

Known also as the Västgötaspets or Swedish cow dog, the Valhund hails from Sweden. It’s a herding dog, and was always a farm dog in that country. I..

Herding dogsMedium dogSweden
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Drever

The Drever dog hails from Sweden, being brought from Germany to the Scandinavian country in 1910. As a scenthound, in spite of his short legs, he was ..

Hound dogMedium dogSweden

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