Thinking about purchasing an Norrbottenspets? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Norrbottenspets breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.

Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis.

Fundamental requirements for a being a good Norrbottenspets owner;

Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Norrbottenspets and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.

Questions you may want to ask an Norrbottenspets Breeder:

It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Norrbottenspets and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."

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Norrbottenspets Breed Profile

The Norrbottenspets is a small dog breed that is related to the Spitz family of dogs. It was commonly used for both hunting and farming, and it originates in Sweden. This breed has existed since antiquity, but its popularity has risen in recent years as more people have purchased it as a companion dog.

Other Names: Norrbottenspitz, Norbotten Spitz

Type: Spitz

Height: Males 17-18 inches, Females 16-17 Inches.
26-33 lbs.

Colors: Tan, orange, or brown.
Double coated. medium short thick, coarse, off-standing, dense outercoat, soft undercoat.

Temperament: Affectionate, loyal, vigilant, attentive, lively, happy, self-confident, fearless, tidy, alert, independent, very active, friendly, likes to bark, intelligent, cunning, mind of its own, stamina, energetic, likes to wander, strong hunting instincts - stronger than companion bonds.
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Watch-dog: No

Care and Training: Much exercise, brush, patience to train, requires persuasive trainer with good insight into character to achieve basic levels of training.
Life Span:
Over 20 years

Country of Origin: Sweden
Ancient breed prior to Vikings, almost went extinct, national dog of Sweden.

Registries: FCI, CKC, UKC


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