The Swedish White Elkhound is a hardy
white hunting dog. In appearance, a typical northern dog of
medium size and substance, balanced in proportions. The
distinctive white coat is dense and smooth lying. The head is
broad with prick ears, and the tail is loosely curled.
As a hunter, the White Elkhound has the
courage, agility and stamina to hold elk and other big game at
bay by barking and dodging attack, and the endurance to track
for long hours in all weather over rough and varied terrain.
It is required that all hunting teams have at
least one approved tracking dog with them for tracking,
to facilitate finding wounded animals.
The Swedish White Elkhound is known to be a
good all-round hunting dog. As well as elk the breed
are just as adept at tracking other game - deer, bear, badger,
glutton, and lynx. Read more about the White