J Bar Stenberg Ranch in St. Ignatius Montana
Located in St. Ignatius Montana

J Bar Stenberg Ranch


Norwegian Elkhounds


Norwegian Elkhounds

The Stenberg Family have bred Norwegian Elkhounds basically forever. The Stenberg’s immigrated from Norway in 1887 and remember always having Norwegian Elkhounds as family members both here in America and before in Norway. Jerome and Kathy started raising registered dogs in 1976 and they are truly part of our Family. Our puppies are born and raised from the beginning being around children and livestock. While our dogs sleep in the house at night, usually on the couch or at the foot of a bed, they spend the day outside. We are Montana Ranchers with several thousand head of livestock so there is always something going on and exciting for our furry family members.

Our puppies are exposed to a wide array of developmental stimulus at a young age. This wide range of experience quickly develops their individual personalities. We feel that this is a big plus compared to a puppy raised in a kennel or a backyard. When you have a certain criteria or a desired personality for your new puppy, we can more easily and accurately find your right puppy.

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All our puppies are fully guaranteed healthy and ready to become your best friend. The breed is the National Dog of Norway and the Norwegian Government retains its right of ownership if it deems necessary due to a National emergency. Don’t know what they would be used for, but it indicates how cherished the Norwegian is in its native land.