The Norwegian Buhund is an intelligent northern breed with ties to an ancient civilization. A companion to the Vikings, the breed has spent 10 centuries working the farms that dot the landscape along Scandinavia’s western edge. Meet the no-nonsense Herding breed that’s fit to perform a variety of chores, including that of reliable companion.
Restrictions on owning specific breeds have been repealed in communities in many countries, but the “world-wide failure of breed-specific legislation” has not been universally accepted. Although Italy and Spain have moved away from banning specific breeds, Great Britain and Canada have yet to do so. Learn more about the international disparity of laws governing dog ownership from Senior Editor Christi McDonald.
Many of this year’s top show dogs are featured in their own beautiful mini-websites on Best In Show Daily. Simply click on a banner ad to see the dog’s up-to-date show history, plus a slide show of photos that reveals exactly why it’s a top dog.
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