Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Elkhound Synonym(s): Norwegian Elkhound Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Scandinavian breed of great versatility having been used to hunt elk, wolves and other vermin. Also, retrieves game and herd geese and ducks. This strong, athletic breed has a vigorous bark and often uses it. Requires moderate grooming and good exercise. Active breed requiring active owners. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. The Norwegian Elkhound Club of Great Britain: www.necgb.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Norwegian Elkhound Association of America: www.neaa.net.