Category: Iceland

Icelandic Sheepdog

Iceland’s Only Native Breed This is a small to medium sized purebred Spitz dog from Iceland, and is in fact the only native breed of dog that Iceland has. It is also called the Iceland Dog, Icelandic Spitz, Friaar Dog, Iceland Spitz, Islandsk Spidshunde, Fiaarhundur and Islandsk Farehond. It was bred to guard, control and […]

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Icelandic sheep

The Icelandic sheep is a breed of domestic sheep. The Icelandic breed is one of the Northern European short-tailed sheep, which exhibit a fluke-shaped, naturally short tail. The Icelandic is a mid-sized breed, generally short-legged and stocky, with face and legs free of wool. The fleece of the Icelandic sheep is dual-coated and occurs in white and a variety of […]

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The Icelandic horse

The Icelandic horse is a breed of horse developed in Iceland. Although the horses are small, at times pony-sized, most registries for the Icelandic refer to it as a horse. Icelandic horses are long-lived and hardy. In their native country they have few diseases; Icelandic law prevents horses from being imported into the country and exported animals are not allowed to return. The Icelandic displays […]

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