The Norrbottenspitz is one of the FCI Swedish dog race recognized. The Norrbottenspitz is an old dog of the farms of Sweden, which was used to the hunt for squirrels and feather/spring game. It guarded house and yard and pulled small cars. Today it became rare in its homeland. 1948 he was assumed as become extinct. By efforts of breeders he experiences a rebirth since 1967.