Danish-Swedish Farmdog Information & Dog Breed Facts
Collection of all the general dog breed info about Danish-Swedish Farmdog so you can get to know the breed more.
Other Names |
What other names does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog have? The dog breed also known as...
|Scanian Terrier, Dansk-svensk gårdshund|
Breed Type |
What type of dog breed is it?
AKC Group |
Is Danish-Swedish Farmdog recognized by the American Kennel Club?
|Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.|
FCI Group |
Is Danish-Swedish Farmdog recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
|Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section.|
Breed Recognition |
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed?
|American Canine RegistryAmerican Rare Breed AssociationAmerica's Pet RegistryFederation Cynologique InternationaleFoundation Stock ServiceNorth American Purebred Registry, Inc.|
How much does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Danish-Swedish Farmdog price:
If you choose to purchase the Danish-Swedish Farmdog, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Danish-Swedish Farmdog for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Danish-Swedish Farmdog gets to a happy place.
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Danish-Swedish Farmdog size:
How much does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog weigh? Danish-Swedish Farmdog weight:
|15-25 pounds (7-12 kg)|
Avg. Weight |
What is the average weight of the Danish-Swedish Farmdog? Danish-Swedish Farmdog average weight:
|20 pounds (9.5 kg)|
How tall is the Danish-Swedish Farmdog? Danish-Swedish Farmdog height:
|Male: 13–15 inches (32–39 cm), Female: 12–15 inches (30–37 cm)|
Avg. Height |
What is the average height of this fido? Danish-Swedish Farmdog average height:
|Male: 13–15 inches (32–39 cm), Female: 12–15 inches (30–37 cm)|
What type of coat does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog have? What does this canine coat look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Danish-Swedish Farmdog's coat?
How to groom the Danish-Swedish Farmdog and how often?
Easy to groom: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level |
How much do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Scanian Terrier? Danish-Swedish Farmdog shedding level:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
What kind of personality does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog have? What characteristics does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank |
How smart is the Danish-Swedish Farmdog? Are they intelligent?
Average: Danish-Swedish Farmdog's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Are Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
How playful is this breed?
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level |
How sensitive are they? Danish-Swedish Farmdog sensitivity:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for moderate punishment.
Affection Level |
How affectionate are they?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs |
How much social interaction does the Scanian Terrier need? Danish-Swedish Farmdog social needs:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs bark a lot? Why does my Dansk-svensk gårdshund bark?
Average to high: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability |
Is Danish-Swedish Farmdog good as a watchdog?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Danish-Swedish Farmdog can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Danish-Swedish Farmdog will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential |
Do Danish-Swedish Farmdog bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Scanian Terrier? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Danish-Swedish Farmdog? Why do dog bites happen?
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog do?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Danish-Swedish Farmdogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam |
How likely is the Danish-Swedish Farmdog to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Danish-Swedish Farmdog roam?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive |
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Danish-Swedish Farmdog have high prey drive?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly |
Is Danish-Swedish Farmdog good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are very apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walk outside they don't require a big garden.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone |
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog |
Where Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
|Not really |
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Stranger Friendly |
Are they friendly with strangers?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly |
Are Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Danish-Swedish Farmdog and children:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly |
How well do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly |
Is Danish-Swedish Farmdog good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Danish-Swedish Farmdog can be a great choice.
Office Friendly |
Are Danish-Swedish Farmdogs good office dogs? Do Danish-Swedish Farmdogs make good office friendly dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdogs be office dogs?
Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly |
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Scanian Terrier temperament with senior people? Are Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs good for elderly owners?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly |
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs get along with other pets? Are Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners |
Is Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog |
Are they good as service dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdog be a service dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog |
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdog be a therapy dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog |
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdog be a sniffer dog?
|Not really |
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) |
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdog be a search and rescue dog?
|Not really |
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog |
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdog be a boat dog?
|Not really |
Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog |
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Danish-Swedish Farmdog be a drafting dog?
|Not really |
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Health Issues |
Is it a healthy breed? Do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs have health problems?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Health Problems |
What health problems does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed? Health risks of Danish-Swedish Farmdog:
|Dental ProblemsHip DysplasiaPatellar Luxation|
Life Expectancy |
How long do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Danish-Swedish Farmdog be?
Is the Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed hypoallergenic?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level |
How much energy does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog have?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need |
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Danish-Swedish Farmdog dogs require per day?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need |
How much sleep does this fido need?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption |
How much food does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
|1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.|
Weight Gain Potential |
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Danish-Swedish Farmdog risk for obesity:
Low to Average. The Danish-Swedish Farmdog has a low to the average risk for obesity. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight change, consult your veterinarian to make a meal plan, and measure the Danish-Swedish Farmdog's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate |
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
|Tolerates warm and cold weather.|
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency |
Does the Danish-Swedish Farmdog drool?
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Danish-Swedish Farmdog could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Danish-Swedish Farmdog. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.
Gestation Length |
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
Reproductive cycle of the female Danish-Swedish Farmdog: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
|How often can the Danish-Swedish Farmdog have a litter?||Once a year.|
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size |
How many puppies can the Danish-Swedish Farmdog have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
Pros & Cons of Danish-Swedish Farmdog
- Apartment Friendly: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are very apartment-friendly dogs.
- Grooming: Easy to groom: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
- Drooling tendency: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
- Weight Gain Potential: Low to Average.
- Adaptability: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
- Child Friendly: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are kid-friendly dogs.
- Dog Friendly: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are dog-friendly dogs.
- Senior Citizens Friendly: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
- Good For First Time Owners: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
- Health Issues: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
- Hypoallergenic: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
- Mouthiness: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
- Tolerates Being Left Alone: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
- Office Friendly: Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
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