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Training &Temperament

  • Children


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  • Other Pets



  • Training


    83% agree

  • Time Alone


    43% agree

Did You Know?

The Norrbottenspets has been assigned the Hound Group designation.

Being an adaptable dog, as a breed Norrbottenspets can be trained for any sport or competition, but individuals may have strong likes and dislikes for activities. Ask your breeder.

The Norrbottenspets is officially a Swedish breed, although the people of Finland say it has Finnish roots.

The Norrbottenspets has a shorter, flatter laying coat than most of the Northern Breeds and little doggy odor. The Norrbottenspets does shed.

From the July 2009 Board Meeting - The Norrbottenspets was approved to compete in AKC Companion Events effective January 1, 2010.

Norrbottenspets are medium sized dogs weighing between 20-30 lbs.

The Norrbottenspets is used for hunting upland game birds, smaller fur-bearing mammals, and large game mammals like elk, deer, and bear.

Norrbottenspets are little hounds with a strong prey drive so should not be off-leash in an unfenced area and can be noisy when they alert to game.

The Norrbottenspets has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since November 2007.

From the January 2011 Board Meeting - The Norrbottenspets was approved to compete in Performance Events effective July 1, 2011.

Norrbottenspets are active but with daily exercise can be quiet in the home.

A well-bred, well-socialized Norrbottenspets is good with children and with cats and other pets.

Norrbottenspets live well into their teen years.

From the November 2007 Board Meeting - One new breed was added to the Foundation Stock Service Program - the Norrbottenspets.

From the February 2013 Board Meeting - The Norrbottenspets was approved to compete in the Miscellaneous Class effective January 1, 2014. The American Norrbottenspets Association will serve...

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
White 199


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Black Mask 004
Cream Markings 044
Fawn Markings 008
Orange Markings 102
Red Patched 100
Sable 026
Tan Patches 090