Lundehund

Lundehund

a small to medium-sized dog with large erect ears, curved tail and short, rough coat which is usually brown with black tipping and white markings. It is a Norwegian breed developed for hunting the puffin (lunde) on Arctic islands. It has an extremely flexible body and has at least two dewclaws and up to eight digital footpads on each foot.
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Five breeds have single entries: Plott, Anatolian Shepherd Dog, Kuvasz, Norwegian Lundehund and Entlebucher Mountain Dog.
21 The Scandinavian lundehund, a flexible expert swimmer and climber with six toes on each foot instead of the usual four, is a breed of dog developed to hunt what?
Six new AKC-recognized breeds will make their television dog show debut during the broadcast - the American English Coonhound, Cesky Terrier, Entlebucher Mountain Dog, Finnish Lapphund, Norwegian Lundehund and Xoloitzcuintli.
In addition, the AKC expanded its litter of registered breeds on January 1 to welcome the Norwegian Lundehund, the Xoloitzcuintli and the Entlebucher Mountain Dog - growing next year's list of Most Popular Breeds to 170 dogs.