Valkrista Swedish Vallhunds

PO Box 55

Skibow Lane
(Off Moir Street)

ph 09 431 5137
fax 09 431 5137
Email: valkrist@ihug.co.nz

By appointment
Please ring

Rose Madsen
Hans Madsen

Availability of Vallhund puppies:
Pups available for the right homes often.

All enquiries welcome

Valkrista Swedish

At Valkrista, we specialise in breeding Swedish Vallhunds. Our purpose is to promote these versatile small dogs. Could they become the designer dogs for the Kiwi lifestyle?

What a poser
NZ Ch Steppenwolf Zip, (imp Australia), our first stud dog, is a real smooch pooch. Right into ball games.

An ancient pure breed, the Swedish Vallhund (or Vastgotaspets) was the "little cattle dog of the Vikings" 1000 years ago. By 1940, they were almost extinct, but have been brought back from the brink.

A Vallhund is small in stature - 30 to 33 cm high, weighs 10 to 14 kgs, and can live to 17 years.

Intelligent, affectionate, versatile, fun-loving, they respond well to training and have proved their ability at obedience, agility and tracking.

    A very rare and ancient breed,
    A Vallhund's everything you need,
    A watchdog, friend and lots of fun,
    The sweetest dog beneath the sun

Click on any of these photos for more information

A cooling break A Crufts Best of Breed Typical Curious Vallhund Pups