So you’re looking to adopt an Norwegian Lundehund, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “At a glance, Lundehunds seem a typical northern breed: A spitz type with triangular ears, curving tail, and a dense double coat. But a closer look reveals several unique traits. They have feet with at least six fully functioning toes and extra paw pads, an “elastic neck” that can crane back so the head touches the spine, ears that fold shut, and flexible shoulders that allow forelegs to extend to the side, perpendicular to the body. This last anomaly produces the breed’s distinctive “rotary” gait. From Norway’s rocky island of Vaeroy, the uniquely constructed Norwegian Lundehund is the only dog breed created for the job of puffin hunting. With puffins now a protected species, today’s Lundehund is a friendly, athletic companion.”
An Norwegian Lundehund typically ranges from 30.48cm to 38.1cm in height, and weighs from 9.071847400000001kg to 13.6077711kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for Norwegian Lundehund breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically Norwegian Lundehund insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.