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USA: Icelandic Dog Registered

The American Kennel Club has acknowledged the Icelandic Sheepdog as a special dog breed and added it to a list of more than 167 breeds of dogs allowed to participate in dog shows organized by the Club, reports.

Icelandic Sheepdog.

US TV station NBC reported that although Vikings brought the Icelandic Sheepdog with them to Iceland, making it one of the world’s oldest breeds, it has only just received the Club’s recognition. It added that Icelanders have always had great respect for the breed.

To access NBC’s online coverage, click here.

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