A large domesticated shepherding dog breed in Titania. They are strongly-boned, muscular, and tend to be even-tempered. Because they are such resilient and hardy animals, they are also often used during the winter months as hunting dogs or as cargo-bearing animals for nomadic Yeti.
Nordenhund are large dogs, and can be up to a meter tall and on average weigh about 125 pounds. Their fur is typically brown, black, or grey. This breed of dog has a heavier coat and is built to scale mountains with the herd (typically goats or sheep).
As a domesticated breed, there are several man-made foods formulated for these dogs. However, they can also eat most meats, non-cruciferous vegetables, and some grains.
Nordenhund are a docile breed that is very sociable around other humans and animals. Because they are bred to be work animals, they tend to prefer an active, pack lifestyle with other nordenhunds. Breeders will typically sell pups in pairs as they are easier to train and well-mannered this way.
They make good companion dogs and and protective toward children.
Gestation is typically 60 days in length, and litters contain 5 to 7 pups.