Welcome to the Norwegian Elkhound Club of the Potomac Valley

All those who love this breed are welcome to this site and to our club. Please feel free to contact us or come to our club functions.  If you would like to apply for membership to NECPV, please fill out our membership application. Click here for Application.

 

We are in desperate need of  foster homes for rescue elkhounds.  If you can foster, please email elkiehelp@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Objectives of the NECPV

1.  To encourage the responsible breeding of purebred NE and to do everything possible to bring to perfection their natural qualities;

2.  To urge members, breeders, and judges to accept the Standard of the breed as approved by the AKC as the only standard of excellence in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed;

3.  To do everything in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed.

4.  To encourage sportsman-like competition at dog shows, sanctioned matches, specialty shows, and obedience trials;

5.  To conduct and support dog shows, sanctioned matches, specialty shows, and obedience trials under the rules of the AKC and to support the entry of the NE at such all-breed shows as the Club may determine;

6.  To educate current and potential NE owners on the history, development, care and nature of the Breed.