The Swedish Vallhund is felt to be one of the authentic Swedish breeds, although there is a possible relationship with the Welsh Corgi.
About the Swedish Vallhund
Swedish Vallhunds are hunting dogs with a reputation for vigilance and energy. These small, powerful canines have lively reactions and know no fear. In their native country they are held in high regard as being tenacious, loyal, and extremely friendly, making them excellent companions to their human families.
Despite their small stature, these are very energetic dogs and are best suited to families with gardens or access to the outdoors.
Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)