The Swedish Vallhund, also known as Swedish Shepherd, is a breed of dog originating in Sweden. Its name translates to "Westerngothia Spitz Dog". This breed makes a great companion and can also be used for herding and ratting. They love human attention and are very devoted to their owners. The Swedish Vallhund is a "big dog with short legs" and does not have the temperament of dwarf dog breeds. It is calm, balanced and intelligent. Check out our collection of Swedish Vallhund dog names for male or female puppies.