Swedish Vallhund

Temperament: Intelligent, happy, and eager to please. Good with children. Sheds seasonally and needs occasional grooming.

Height: 31.75- 35 cm or 12.5-13.75 inches (male), 29- 32.4 cm or 11.5-12.75 inches (female)

Weight: 20-35 lbs or 9 - 16 kgs

Life Span: 12-15 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.40

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.01

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: -0.00

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Valkyrie's You Have My Surrender F0.240.010.26
2 Duritzans Zara F0.400.010.04
3 Duritzans Zanna F0.47-0.040.05
4 Duritzans Zeus M0.36-0.020.23
5 Duritzans Zack M0.320.040.00
6 Foxberry Xcuse Me Please F0.61-0.220.14
7 Foxberry Xtra Credit M0.40-0.080.21
8 Tornaslättens Zeb M0.46-0.00-0.16
9 Kuukiven Tiwaz M0.500.02-0.15
10 Siv-Smörkola F0.40-0.02-0.01

The national breed of Sweden, also known as the Västgötaspets or Swedish cow dog. this was historically a landrace breed. However, after World War II the breed was reformed by small group of citizens who found a limited number of remaining dogs that best demonstrated the breed type. The small number of founders is reflected in how little diversity still exists in the breed, though that diversity is well distributed in the tested population

The Swedish Vallhund breed suffers from progressive retinopathy, allergies, hemophilia, vertebrae issues, and epilepsy.

The follow includes dogs with birthdates listed in the database.

DLA Haplotypes in the Breed

The Dog Leukocyte Antigen or DLA is the region in the canine genome that controls the immune system, among other things. There are three classes or areas, and the VGL Canine Diversity Test genotypes or records the two regions with the most variation. Because it is an area that mutates more rapidly than others, the method VGL uses is ideal for identifying specific combinations of DNA, and not merely showing whether a dog inherited two of the same sets of genetics from its parents or two different ones.

"Haplotype" is a generic name for a set of genes that are bound together and inherited as a set. The DLA Class I and Class II haplotypes are very tightly bound and represent about 2 million base pairs of DNA - a sizeable chunk. These two haplotypes together make an extended haplotype that is nearly always passed from parent to puppies as a pair. We therefore have two tables below showing both the combinations of DLA found in this breed and how often they appear, and also how often they appear individually.

Remember that frequency percentages do not show how many dogs carry them, but rather how many of these haplotypes exist in the breed as a whole. Every dog has two sets of DLA haplotypes, one inherited from dam, and one inherited from sire. These almost never recombine in new generations.

DLA Class I/Class II Combinations :

Class I HaplotypeClass II HaplotypeFrequency in the Breed

DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I100625.48%
Class I10095.77%
Class I106835.82%
Class I117719.71%
Class I117812.98%
Class I11790.24%
Class II200725.72%
Class II20225.77%
Class II205348.80%
Class II208419.71%

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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Vallarity Highland FlingM0.300.030.19
2Agilqwest Athena of ChampoegF0.55-0.08-0.02
3Agilqwest Brook TroutF0.370.06-0.08
4Agilqwest Northern Ranger of ChampoegM0.370.010.00
5Agilqwest Valor of ChampoegM0.440.02-0.11
7Akka Absolut On Ice NT (AI)M0.49-0.070.01
8Akka Pilatus PorterM0.48-0.090.09
9Alkemi Blade Runner LSF0.300.08-0.10
10Alkemi Clear Air Turbulence LTF0.340.08-0.17
11Alkemi Cosmic Curiosity LTM0.300.14-0.21
12Alla Tiders Fridolf FilurM0.280.08-0.06
13Alla Tiders Greta GodingF0.32-0.050.23
14Alla Tiders Gudrun GosigF0.37-0.01-0.04
15Alla Tiders Gullan GodbitF0.170.040.39
16Alla Tiders Gårdon GårdvarM0.31-0.020.17
17Aros Enchanting Eloise ElberethF0.340.04-0.01
18Arvad KatinkaF0.32-0.010.17
19Ascalon Secret SquirrelF0.40-0.040.03
20Ausled Ellcrys AllanonM0.480.02-0.27
21Ausled Ellcrys LyriaF0.57-0.05-0.10
22Ausled Ellcrys MarethF0.64-0.150.01
23Ausled Ellcrys Wil OhmsfordM0.54-0.08-0.09
24Ausled Pilatus Madame NTF0.54-0.10-0.03
25Ausled Solar Mars LSF0.51-0.05-0.02
26Ausled Xes Acacia LSF0.450.06-0.16
27Ausled Xs Addax BTF0.49-0.06-0.06
28Barahwolfe Allied Forces (AI)M0.510.01-0.22
29Barahwolfe Blackberry JazzM0.67-0.220.13
30Barahwolfe Snow Princess at UbiqqueF0.490.01-0.30
31Beidelyn Against The WindM0.48-0.080.06
32Beidelyn Stillwater Glass SlipperF0.360.010.03
35Caliente Avalanche At Shadows EndF0.56-0.04-0.12
36Caliente Born to SparkleF0.440.03-0.11
37Caliente Dawn's Early LightM0.64-0.14-0.12
38Caliente Harvest MoonF0.40-0.04-0.08
39Caliente It's In The StarsM0.360.02-0.13
40Caliente Lightning Strikes TwiceM0.320.09-0.17
41Caliente Midsummer Night's MoonglowF0.52-0.03-0.13
42Caliente Morning ReveilleM0.310.10-0.14
43Caliente Once In A Blue MoonM0.340.04-0.16
44Caliente She's A FirecrackerF0.470.02-0.12
45Caliente Snowball EffectF0.39-0.020.03
46Caliente Winds of DestinyF0.410.01-0.12
47Caval Eye Of The StormM0.330.050.03
48Champoeg Sparkling ChampagneF0.34-0.020.13
49Chipsmakers Fyra SekunderM0.36-0.000.13
50Chipsmakers Hello Mary LouF0.44-0.01-0.10
51Chipsmakers Kär och GalenF0.350.03-0.09
52Chipsmakers Lilla StjärnaF0.51-0.060.01
53Chipsmakers Lilla Vackra AnnaF0.310.10-0.10
54Chipsmakers Nitar och LäderF0.480.01-0.11
55Chipsmakers Only LoveF0.42-0.020.03
56Chipsmakers Solaobada i PinacoladaF0.46-0.01-0.03
57Chipsmakers XilurisM0.53-0.03-0.08
58Danga's Fia PrimusdotterF0.380.05-0.04
59Dangas X-Force DM0.58-0.03-0.20
60Dehk's Caliente Dancing Light and MatterF0.41-0.030.03
61Duritzans BetulaF0.36-0.010.13
62Duritzans LyckeliF0.38-0.040.10
63Duritzans PopulusM0.350.05-0.07
64Duritzans ZackM0.320.040.00
65Duritzans ZannaF0.47-0.040.05
66Duritzans ZaraF0.400.010.04
67Duritzans ZebzzonM0.290.030.16
68Duritzans ZelmaF0.48-0.060.02
69Duritzans ZenitF0.41-0.00-0.14
70Duritzans ZeusM0.36-0.020.23
71Duritzans ZkruttenM0.62-0.170.18
72Duritzans ZlattenF0.49-0.070.05
73Duritzans ZoomF0.430.01-0.14
74Duritzans ZtubbyM0.39-0.000.04
75Duritzans ZtumpeM0.42-0.05-0.01
77Eldhastens Bobbo VikingM0.39-0.030.03
78Eldhastens Fabel FirestormM0.370.010.03
79Fantas's Rudy ValentinoM0.360.09-0.12
80Fantasi Born To Be WildF0.40-0.01-0.11
81Fantasi Little Jack HornerM0.430.02-0.11
82Fantasi Magic Flute's AriaF0.320.000.18
83Fantasi's EpicM0.220.040.24
84Fantasi's Lady GodivaF0.340.02-0.03
85Fantasi's Magic MojoM0.330.05-0.03
86Fantasis' Tootsie RollF0.42-0.000.04
87Fantasi’s Let’s Get Dangerous at WinterglenF0.240.07-0.01
88Fennican Rurik JonnissonM0.320.04-0.11
89Feuervale's Let Them TalkF0.380.06-0.12
90Feuervale's Life Goes OnM0.450.02-0.14
91Feuervale's Life on MarsF0.42-0.030.10
92Feuervale's Reason To BelieveM0.450.00-0.15
95Foxberry PeteyM0.370.05-0.13
96Foxberry Xcuse Me PleaseF0.61-0.220.14
97Foxberry Xtra CreditM0.40-0.080.21
98Hideaway's Mr McDreamyM0.51-0.07-0.08
99Hilltop's Big SwingF0.46-0.02-0.14
100Hoeve Morgenster's MarithF0.330.05-0.05
101Hoeve Morgenster's MettaF0.240.010.20
102Hoeve Morgenster's MiraiF0.34-0.01-0.02
103Hoeve Morgenster's MoiraF0.360.09-0.23
104Hoeve Morgenster's MuskaF0.40-0.01-0.01
105Hultahaxans Billy ButtaM0.42-0.040.06
106Hultahäxans Dante DipentumM0.330.09-0.09
108Jeanne d'Arc Joyau van de KloostertuinF0.410.00-0.05
109Jorsakin LupuM0.40-0.050.08
110Kingscrest Love BunnyF0.36-0.010.07
111Kingscrest New Years Mr. Right M0.43-0.030.00
112Knalletorpets LabolinaF0.290.11-0.17
113Knalletorpets PiggelinaF0.420.03-0.17
114Kopparas LinF0.35-0.010.08
115Krösaskogens QiaF0.250.20-0.22
116Kuskvillans DunderM0.43-0.02-0.03
117Kuukiven TiwazM0.500.02-0.15
118Kvastapinglan‘s Baby LoverF0.73-0.18-0.00
119L'Ektra Des Coeurs D'AleneF0.48-0.07-0.00
120La Belle D'A Cote Des Coeurs D'AleneF0.49-0.03-0.09
121Landshark's Chivas RegalM0.420.03-0.18
122Larska's She's a PistolF0.41-0.080.19
123Lavendel Skyward Griffin av SolborgM0.330.08-0.17
124Lejondalens Pingla PerfektF0.60-0.09-0.15
125Loven Beverly Crusher of SolborgF0.40-0.040.20
126Maroki Forrest Quist AusledM0.40-0.040.13
127Maroki St Clair MiraF0.32-0.070.28
128Mill Creek's Big SplashF0.480.01-0.26
129Millcreek's Cure for Black MagicF0.390.01-0.12
130Minikota's Front Line AssemblyM0.40-0.00-0.05
131Mystarz Baileys BlazerM0.35-0.050.19
132Mystarz Lavish Loitsu to PepperthymeF0.400.03-0.15
133Mättjärns SiljaF0.370.05-0.18
134Natka des Fumées du NordF0.390.010.06
135Nee A La Puisaye Des Coeurs D'AleneF0.41-0.020.00
136Olsen Des Coeurs D'AleneM0.38-0.02-0.04
137Onderaan De Gele Berg Ylra at PepperthymeF0.460.03-0.14
138Optimist Blue BloodM0.230.070.12
139Osafin Jam KolacheM0.47-0.090.14
140Osuno Outback Alice at UbiqqueF0.50-0.100.19
141Osuno Strike a Pose at UbiqqueM0.310.030.06
142Otomne Des Coeurs D'AleneM0.39-0.060.08
143Ourea du Serment des BrumesF0.47-0.02-0.06
144Ourse-d-Oliferne Des Coeurs D'AleneF0.440.05-0.26
145Pavon Charlie Bird ParkerM0.360.03-0.07
146Pavon Night FeverF0.39-0.050.10
147Pavon Pride and JoyF0.430.03-0.14
148Pavon Take it or Leave itF0.230.080.13
149Pepperthyme Sea BreezeF0.61-0.05-0.13
150Pepperthyme TapaniM0.420.01-0.00
151Pepperthyme TheodoraF0.37-0.02-0.00
152Price's Roscoe Svensk VikingM0.40-0.050.24
153Rahkantra Crocodile Rock With VanaheimM0.41-0.02-0.00
154Rahkantra Tiny Dancer With VanaheimF0.38-0.00-0.07
155Ritou's Hedda HumleF0.40-0.030.07
156Ritous Svea SidensvansF0.58-0.10-0.01
158Skogsbygdens Janne StolligM0.32-0.000.22
159Skogsbygdens Jerry StiligM0.42-0.040.05
160Skogsbygdens Kalle KvickM0.37-0.020.01
161Solborg Theo RagnarM0.320.040.04
162Stonewall Cinnabunny at OsafinF0.430.01-0.11
163Stonewall's Gathering StormF0.380.02-0.03
164Svedala Billy Busvader at PepperthymeM0.390.04-0.07
165Svedala Klara KristallF0.280.050.04
166Thorjakker Hundi HomnelvikM0.54-0.130.10
167Tornaslättens ZebM0.46-0.00-0.16
168Torvall Bosse KindlessonM0.49-0.130.12
169Torvall Candle in the WindF0.41-0.030.08
170Torvall Daniel My Brother M0.40-0.020.08
171Torvall Doppler EffectM0.220.040.23
172Torvall Ellie Mae of VallarityF0.46-0.050.10
173Torvall Fox By VallarityF0.230.100.07
174Torvall Laird of the GlenM0.36-0.030.12
175Torvall Magnus KindlessonM0.39-0.070.14
176Torvall My LeannanF0.230.120.00
177Torvall Pink PetticoatF0.360.03-0.03
178Torvall Secret LiaisonM0.360.010.04
179Trendam Busy Being FabulousF0.320.030.02
180Tridents FrodoM0.320.010.05
181Trilura's MissyF0.390.01-0.01
182Ubiqque Dont Change My LuckF0.39-0.060.18
183Valdistar Diesel Demeter NTF0.360.06-0.05
184Valkyrie's Power to RedeemF0.110.070.44
185Valkyrie's Rebel HeartM0.200.120.10
186Valkyrie's You Have My SurrenderF0.240.010.26
187Valladar Call of DutyM0.52-0.100.07
188Vallarity DylanM0.42-0.02-0.03
189Vallarity Kisses For MeF0.460.04-0.18
190Vallarity Miss DemenorF0.420.02-0.15
191Vallarity Norma JeanF0.59-0.140.12
192Vallarity Optimus PrimeM0.37-0.05-0.02
193Vallarity Optimus Prime pendingM0.36-0.060.12
194Vallarity Penny ArcadeF0.41-0.040.00
195Vallarity Queen BeaF0.380.000.03
196Vallarity Rockabilly RebelM0.40-0.040.14
197Vallhollow Bang-A-BoomerangF0.460.01-0.11
198Vallhollow Beidelyn Kisses of FireF0.51-0.02-0.13
199Vanaheim Alchemy With VallarityM0.61-0.06-0.27
200Vanaheim Every Ones A Winner with RahkantraM0.42-0.02-0.04
201Vanaheim Its A Kinda Magic with RahkantraM0.47-0.02-0.14
202Vanaheim Making MischiefF0.37-0.060.19
203Vanaheim Sweet Black Magick With RahkantraF0.480.05-0.30
204Vanaheim Sweet Devilery With RahkantraM0.41-0.03-0.02
205Vanaheim You Sexy Thing With RahkantraF0.290.010.15
206Vastgota Fiddler O' The Roof ST PTM0.34-0.02-0.00
207Windstorm's Ashes In The SnowF0.42-0.050.09
208Windstorm's Capture The LightF0.300.000.17
209Änglundagårds Hector OlssonM0.290.07-0.06

Active BetterBred Breeders:

KennelWebsiteState or ProvinceCountry
Ausled Swedish VallhundsWebsiteVictoriaAUS
Torvall Swedish VallhundsWebsiteNZ
Vallarity Swedish VallhundsWebsiteNZ