This dog of Norwegian origin has a muscular and fairly slim body and a long snout, its silhouette is sleek and elegant. Its hair is short, thick and shiny and is generally tawny color. With its dense fur, it can withstand very low temperatures. This is an intelligent and balanced companion, who will be very loyal and affectionate with the family. This is a very good hunting dog that will need long walks regularly. It is also quiet and very nice, even with guests.