Icelandic Sheepdog - HALTER ICELANDIC
Icelandic Sheepdog In 1650 Sir Thomas Brown wrote: “To England there are sometimes exported from Iceland … a type of dog resembling a fox … Shepherds in England are eager to acquire them! The Icelandic Sheepdog History The Icelandic Sheepdog is categorized a Rare Dog Breed. The Icelandic Sheepdog of today closely resembles its ancestors found at archaeological sites in Denmark and Sweden dating back to 8000 B.C., a long time favorite of the Vikings. The Viking or Norseman ( “people from the North” ) from Scandinavia as they were called between the 700 – 1100 centuries, established states or colonies in what is referred to as the Faroe Islands, England, Scotland, Wales, Iceland, Finland, Ireland, Russia, Canada, Greenland, France, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Germany today. Their dogs and sheep were part of the colonization and introduced to indigenous species. The desolate isolation of Iceland, a harsh ... Read More »