Swedish Vallhunds typically weigh between 22 to 35 pounds. They are lively and curious dogs with an independent streak, but he’s loyal to his family and courageous in alerting them to the presence of any strangers or other perceived dangers. The Vallhund is calm and adaptable, making him suited to many different home environments as long as he gets plenty of daily exercise. He loves his people and wants to be with them as much as possible. They are described as having a sense of humor and is clever at problem-solving or simply finding new uses for his toys.
Common Health Conditions
- Obesity can be a significant health problem in Swedish Vallhunds. It is a serious disease that may cause or worsen joint problems, or metabolic and digestive disorders.
- Hip dysplasia, an inherited disease in Swedish Vallhunds that causes the hip joints to form improperly and leads to arthritis.
- Support your Swedish Vallhund’s general health and wellbeing, with a daily supplement for vitality.