After owning Australian Kelpies for almost 25 years, I decided to purchase a Vallhund for my daughter. I could not have chosen a more loyal and faithful companion for her. The breeder told me that the breed grows on you, and so it does, as now we have 5!!
Ausled's involvement with Vallhunds started in the eighties, we remain dedicated to this very versatile and loyal breed. Ausled is a family affair, our dogs are firstly part of the family.
We strive for temperaments that will fit into the home as well as being capable of participating in the life of their owners, obedience, herding, agility and showing are all in the scope of a Vallhund, as is beach and bush walks, swimming and chasing a ball, or just being there as part of the family !
We also pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest DNA diversity testing,
Here at Ausled we are always happy to talk about our Vallhunds. This breed is in general, long-lived and easy to look after, trainable, grooming is moderate.
Home of the first Australian Obedience titled Vallhund.
Australia's premier and longest established Vallhund Kennel.
The Vallhund is close to my idea of perfection, ring me and find out more about The Dog of The Vikings OUR NEXT LITTER IS PLANNED FOR 2024
I fell in love with this breed when I paid a visit to Wynrik Kennels, Breeders of Welsh Pemboke Corgi`s and Swedish Vallhunds, when they moved to Victoria, these little dogs went out of their way for me to notice them, they had an amazing zest for life and energy hooked me instantly.
I was lucky enough to campaign 2 from Kloval Kennels. Aus Ch Kloval Pelle and Aus Ch Kloval Orissa. Upon moving to Queensland I then was given the amazing opportunity to start a partnership with the late but very well respected Leonie Darling ( Dlarah kennels) where I started to campaign Aus Ch Dlarah Kentucky Rain and her brother Supreme Ch Dlarah Little Red Corvette.
This breed is a loveable companion if you put the time in, they are a high energy breed that don`t do well just left to their own device. They are extremely intelligent and respond well to Agility or obedience. If you don`t have the time to train a puppy then this is not the breed for you.
I occasionally have puppies for sale to for ever homes and are sold on a non negotiable desexing contract.
Leading Swedish Vallhund Kennel in New Zealand. Breeders of multi in group and in show winning champion dogs. Members of the Breed Clubs of Sweden and New Zealand Breed Historian.
Focussed on breeding beautiful dogs with sound temperament. Health and welfare a priority. We eye screen and hip score our breeding dogs.
We have imported new bloodlines into NZ 9 times in the last fifteen years and were the first to successfully use frozen ai semen. With four stunning sires from Sweden and Finland (on ice) we look forward to a rich and interesting development of our breeding programme.
Barahwolfe is owned by Peta Dowle qualified vet nurse and confirmed dog lover. We are very friendly and approachable. We welcome contact from anyone interested in our breed.
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Proud preservation breeders of outstanding Swedish Vallhunds, also known as Västgötaspets in Auckland, New Zealand.
Osuno was first registered with the NZKC (Dogs NZ) in 1969 and now spans 3 generations of the family passionate about purebred and pedigree dogs. We have a long and successful history in the New Zealand dog world beginning in 1969 with Chow Chows and for the last 19 years the Swedish Vallhund.
Health, temperament, genetic diversity and confirmation are of utmost importance to us in each and every Swedish Vallhund puppy we breed.
To achieve this we work with some of the worlds top Champion Swedish Vallhund lines imported from Sweden, Finland, England and Australia. All our Swedish Vallhunds are carefully health tested and thoughtfully paired with their best match in health, temperament, confirmation and genetic diversity.
We pride ourselves on being breeders of happy, healthy, well-adjusted puppies suitable as much loved family pets, working and show dogs.
Osuno Swedhish Vallhund puppies are generally available once or twice a year. If you’re interested in adding a Swedish Vallhund puppy to your family feel free to visit our website for information on our next litter of Swedish Vallhund puppies for sale / adoption.
Osuno Swedish Vallhunds are Members of Dogs New Zealand (NZKC) and the Swedish Vallhund Club.
We welcome inquiries from anyone interested in the breed.
Owning a vallhund was a long held dream of mine, so once I was in a position to do so, I started my hunt. I acquired my first Vallhund, Arche, from Maroki Kennels in New Zealand. Arche has been an absolutely amazing ambassador for the breed. I honestly could not have asked for a better bitch. A well rounded, social, stable girl, who steals hearts and kisses wherever she goes and is a joy to own. Since then, we have added to our Vallhund family with further imported bloodlines. Our dogs have proven themselves in the show rings and are much loved family members.
All our puppies are raised following the Puppy Culture Program and we are passionate about raising well rounded, versatile puppies.
Please feel free to contact me for any information on the breed, If I cant help with your request, I will be more than happy to pass you on to others who can. We are always open to meeting new people, and sharing the joy of the Västgötaspets!
Over many years I have watched Swedish Vallhunds at various shows and researched the breed for several years. I made the decision in 2016 to investigate welcoming a Vallhund into our home, so the journey began. Our first family member came from New Zealand from Osuno. Vallhunds and German Shepherds are amazing together. Our Vallhunds love to play with the Shepherds. At shows and wherever we take our Vallhund they are happy and loves to mix with any other breed of dog around. Nothing bothers them. They love meeting people and always warn us when someone is coming down the long drive often before the GSD's do. I am sure at times these little balls of energy think they are German Shepherds with short legs. They love to explore and check out everything and are such happy dogs to have around. Looking forward to growing our family of Vallhunds, we now have Titan and Annie to join our show team. Like our German Shepherds we do all the health testing available hip and elbow x-rays and a full DNA profile. We are part of the Swedish Vallhund Diversity testing program. Our Vallhunds are regular visitors to Bunnings and around our local shops and markets. They are an amazing breed and can be involved in many activities, lure coursing, scent work, Agility, tricks, Rally to name a few.
We are only a small breeder and only have puppies every so often. Our lovely Miss Gypsi and the gorgeous Audrey will have some puppies for us in the near future. The Swedish Vallhund dates back to 18th Century Sweden where the breed was utilised as farm dogs, primarily for herding cattle. The Swedish Vallhund is known in its native land as Vastgotaspets, which means Spitz of the West Goths. This dog is also known as the Swedish Shepherd.
In Sweden it is believed the Vallhund travelled to Wales with the Viking raiders and went on to become the ancestor of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. The Swedish Vallhund was first introduced into Australia in 1981. AVERAGE LIFESPAN Swedish Vallhunds can live up to 15 years of age. BREED PERSONALITY, CHARACTERISTICS AND TEMPERAMENT The Swedish Vallhund is a chirpy little working dog, in which the herding instinct is still very evident. An energetic breed, the Vallhund is friendly, active, agile and very intelligent. It responds well to training due to its eager-to-please personality and is very trustworthy with children. These dogs do well at obedience, love agility and are accomplished trackers. COMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER PETS The Swedish Vallhund is quite trustworthy with other dogs. CARE REQUIREMENTS Vallhunds are tough, hardy dogs, not subject to any particular ailment. When properly cared for, they are seldom ill. Their low maintenance coat is weather resistant and easily repels mud and grime. They have a major moult at least once a year.
Snodogz Of Australia is very proud to introduce our Swedish Vallhund dogs. We take a lot of pride in our beautiful breed/show dogs. With the support and expertise of American and Swedish breeders, we are achieving our goals to produce beautiful, strong, confident and endearing dogs. Vallhunds have a deep and rich history as working cattle dogs, but have the temperament that makes wonderful fun family companion dogs.They are also very smart and loyal. Our dogs and puppies are raised in our family home with love and care. There are no kennels here. We breed occasional litters with emphasis on health, diversity and especially temperament. With thanks to the generosity of our American associate, we have recently imported our new stud dog. He was sired by a champion stud dog from Sweden and has his first puppies on the ground now. We bring a lifetime of animal husbandry expertise and competitive drive to the show world. Our passion and endeavour is small in that we breed puppies for quality, not quantity. Performance and trainability are standard traits with our breed. Genetic diversity is a high priority and subsesquently guarantees strong healthy puppies for years of fun and friendship. We look forward to challenging the status quo, both here and overseas, and have exciting plans for 2024 and beyond. Please contact us for a chat about our lovely Swedish Vallhunds.
Balgravia of Australia is proud to introduce our Swedish Vallhund dogs. We take a lot of pride in our beautiful show dogs.
Vallhunds have a deep and rich history as working cattle dogs, but also have the temperament to make wonderful family pets.They are vey smart and loyal. Our dogs are raised in our home as part of our family.There are no kennels here.
Performance and trainability are standard traits with our beed. Our dogs have wonderful loving personalities, they are fun, happy but also can be energetic. Please contact us for a chat about our lovely Swedish Vallhunds Join Us on Facebook Balgravia Snodogz Swedish Vallhunds
I am now co-owned by two Swedish Vallhunds which I purchased from Ausled Knls. in Victoria. They are in addition to my two Bearded Collies. They are Aust Ch Ausled XS Fennec and Aust Ch Ausled Kaa Chil. I have had some success with showing the Vallhunds in South Australia which being the only ones shown here goes to show the quality of the dogs. Drax has had puppy in groups and also a Runner up in group and Chili at her first show was Baby puppy in Show, we have not had the opportunity to do much since then as Covid hit, so showing has been very limited.
Yggdrasil (id-ra-sil) was the Tree Of Life in Ancient Norse Mythology. Swedish Vallhunds are an ancient breed of Nordic dogs. Here at Miyggdrasil (my-id-ra-sil), our aim is to breed strong, confident, healthy pups that are true to type of this majestic ancient breed.
The Vallhunds are hardy little dogs that are extremely loyal and intelligent. They are not subject to any particular ailments and we want to ensure that remains the case for these happy, versatile pups.
With exceptional temperaments, they are suited to almost any home. Irrespective of whether the pups go to homes as pets, for showing, for obedience and agility or any other environment, they will always be part of our Tree Of Life and we will always be available to offer advice and support throughout the life of our beautiful pups.
Our puppies are raised in our home at the beach with our Great Dane as part of our family. Fortunately, the Vallhunds have a low maintenance coat that repels mud and grime.They will also be well socialised ensuring confident temperaments.
Please feel free to contact me for any information and/or to register an expression of interest for future litters.
Dedicated Exhibitor & Breeder of award winning Sv's for over 20 years. I am located in the Coromandel, North Island NZ and am home to Ch Titled, Multi All Breeds, Class in Group, Class in Show and Reserve of Group winning Swedish Vallhunds of superb temperament and type.
At Vanaheim we strive to work with unique, genetically diverse bloodlines from around the world importing and incorporating from, Sweden, Finland, America, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Our dogs do not just perform in the show ring but are the only dual titled SV's in New Zealand that can also be found competing in dog sports such as Agility, Flyball, Rally-0, Obedience and Tracking as well as in their natural working role on farms.
I strive to breed happy, healthy puppies of the highest quality and all our Swedish Vallhunds are genetically diversity tested, DNA tested, Hip Scored and Eye Tested.
The SV makes a loyal, loving companion which is extremely versatile as they can turn their paws to most things. They are intelligent fun characters who are suited to a home whose occupants want to engage with their dog and are fairly active.
As a boutique breeder our puppies are lovingly born in the bedroom and raised in the home following the Puppy Culture Program. We are passionate about our breed so whether you are looking for an additional family member, working companion or champion show dog we are always happy to chat.
Torvall Swedish Vallhund Kennel is the oldest current Swedish Vallhund breeding kennel in New Zealand with over 17 years experience with the breed. Located near Ongaonga in the heart of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, we are committed to breeding happy, healthy pups of a good breed standard. Of great importance to us is having dogs with a good temperament. We have 4 breeding bitches one of whom we imported last year from Great Britain. We have two stud dogs. Our retired breeding bitch, Chala (NZCH Torvall Crackling Rosie) won Best of Breed at the Nationals two years running and also Intermediate of Group at the Nationals under breed specialist judge, Elizabeth Cartledge. Chala has the most awesome nature and is both a joy to show and as a great companion.
We have a waiting list for puppies but do contact us if you would like to put your name down. We will do a phone interview and hopefully you can come and meet me and the dogs
We are happy for people to come and visit or to email us with any questions you may have about the breed
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