This ancient Swedish herding breed is thought to have played a part in the developement of both the Welsh Corgi and the Lancashire Heeler.
Someone looking for a small, sturdy dog to take part in herding trials, agility, obedience or tracking.
Anyone who is not prepared to deal with a chaser. Vallhunds are strong-willed and likely to chase after things that move, including cars!
Vall, Swedish Cattle Dog, Vastgotaspets
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.
Buy shares in Dyson - tell people you are wearing mohair if embarrassed
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