This dog breed is rather robust and well-built. They're medium sized with strong muscular thighs. The Swedish Vallhund has smaller ears than most dog breeds and a wedge-shaped head.
They’re very active by nature and always willing to play with their loved ones. This dog breed spends a lot of their time on the alert. They love to look after their companion or family and will work hard to show their dedication.
The Swedish Vallhund has a placid temperament and is usually ok around children. Training should start at an early age so they quickly learn their boundaries and who is the boss.
The typical colourings of this dog breed vary between grey, greyish yellow, greyish brown and reddish brown. They have lighter hair on their muzzle, chest and throat. Their coat is typically short and requires weekly brushing to keep it in good condition.
Typical height and weight of a female Swedish Vallhund is 30-32cm in height and 9-14kg in weight. The male usually stands at 32-34 cm and weighs 9-14kg.