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Norwegian

associated in some way with Norway.

Norwegian buhund, Norwegian sheepdog
a medium-sized (26-40 lb), spitz-type dog with a short, dense coat in wheaten, black, red or sable, sometimes with black markings on the face, ears and tip of the curled tail. The ears are large, pointed and erect.
Norwegian elkhound
a medium-sized (40 lb) compact dog with a short body, very thick, medium length coat, pointed erect ears and a bushy tail tightly curled over the back. The hair is gray, tipped with black, and there is a thick, light-colored undercoat. The breed is predisposed to progressive retinal atrophy.
Norwegian forest cat
a medium- to large-sized, muscular cat with a woolly undercoat and long outer coat in any color combination. The breed is affected by glycogenosis IV.
Norwegian red cattle
red or red and white dairy cattle, may be polled, originated from two native Norwegian breeds.
Norwegian scabies
see Norwegian scabies.
Norwegian tetany-paresis
a special form of lactation tetany (1) caused by feeding cows on a herring and cellulose, low-energy high-protein, diet which is very low in magnesium.
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To date, no definitive breed, age or gender predispositions have been identified for EGC in domestic cats, although data suggest that Norwegian Forest cats may be predisposed.
Wolf and her husband, who breed Birman and Norwegian forest cats, scoop out four or five litter boxes every day and thoroughly change the litter every two to three days.
Alison Woosnam believes the loving nature and deep purrs of her Norwegian forest cats had an enormous therapeutic effect on her.

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