Norwegian Lundehund


The Norwegian Lundehund (Norsk lundehund) is a small dog breed of the Spitz type that originates from Norway. Its name is a compound noun composed of the elements lunde, meaning puffin (Norwegian lunde, "puffin", or lundefugl, "puffin-bird"), and hund, meaning dog. The breed was originally developed for the hunting of puffins and their eggs on inaccessible nesting places on cliffs and in caves.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Lundehund, Norsk Lundehund, Norwegian Lundehund, Norwegian Puffin Dog, Puffin Dog as well as Vogelhund.

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