Norwegian Elkhound Association of northern California



Our mission

To encourage the breeding and registration of pure breed Norwegian Elkhounds. To develop and bring to perfection their natural high qualities. To protect and advance the interest of the breed of Norwegian Elkhounds on the bench, in the field, and in the home by holding shows and field trials under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club, and to encourage obedience training and the assembling and dissemination of information pertaining to the breed.

Who we are

The NEANC charter was approved by the AKC in 1973. The membership of the NEANC is made up of people dedicated to the welfare and the betterment of the Norwegian Elkhound. Our members are located in the "Greater Bay Area" of Northern California.

Our dogs fulfill many roles for us. Some do Conformation showing, others compete in Performance dog sports such as Agility and Obedience. But All of them are members of our family and are well loved.