This large, rectangular Spitz-type dog has a certain presence and is solid and strongly built.
His Nordic look is very recognizable, and his developed musculature does not prevent him from displaying surprising agility. His morphology is harmonious.
Between 57 and 65 cm (22.44 to 25.59 inches) for the male
Between 52 and 60 cm (20.47 to 23.62 inches) for the female
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the male
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat can vary from light to dark grey.
Light grey or cream-colored spots may be found on each side of the muzzle, cheeks, throat, abdomen, limbs and under the tail. These are known as "wolf marks".
The hair of the Swedish Elkhound is flat, but not flattened. His short undercoat is soft and often of a beautiful cream color.
His skull is slightly domed with a clear stop. His eyes are oval and brown. His pointed ears are erect.
His broad nose is black. His pretty bushy tail is medium size. It is carried curled over the back but not too tight.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 2 and is #42