Iceland, Day 2, Part I: Flea Market-ing, Hot Dogs, and ..

The breed is gracious toward strangers as well, and will often greet them enthusiastically and as a friend. When threatened, the Icelandic Sheepdog will often take the high road and simply walk away as opposed to getting into an aggressive conflict. Generally, the Icelandic Sheepdog wants to make friends with all humans and other animals. As such Icelandic Sheepdogs tend to make poor guard dogs. Puppies that are not well-adjusted may on occasion show aggression towards other dogs of the same sex, however proper socialization will prevent any such occurrence.

You can find a detailed guide to bringing dogs to Iceland (and cats) at the official website of .

The Icelandic Sheepdog is very loyal and wants to be around its family constantly. It follows its owner everywhere. Unlike most working dogs, these calm down when indoors and happily lie down at their master's feet.

Iceland, Day 2, Part I: Flea Market-ing, Hot Dogs, and Pancakes

Combine fun adventure and adorable sled dogs in the stunning remote places of Iceland. I don't know why hotdogs are so popular in Iceland, but they are, definitely. Baejarins Beztu Pylsur is "the" hot dog stand (seriously, that's how it's marked on handout tourist maps", but the dogs at the Hot Dog House are better, though pricier. I had a bacon hot dog, but in hindsight should have just gone with a traditional. Delicious, regardless. A trip to Iceland isn't complete without a hotdog.

Yes Fledglings, the capital of Iceland is famous for their hot dogs

It is difficult to find inexpensive food in Iceland. Even the hot dogs are expensive. Nonetheless, everyone who visits should dine at the Hot Dog House. It is a Reykjavik tradition and is a lot of fun. Several options are offered, including chili dogs, but go with the original.

Salmon oil for dog plus Sardine Anchovy oil for dogs from Iceland Pu


We asked ISAA members to submit comments about the Icelandic Sheepdogs that they live with and to
give the positive, and also the negative, temperament traits that they have observed in their dogs. The
following are some compilations of these observations and we want to thank all of those who
contributed.Not fermented shark. Many travelers assume that Iceland's most iconic dish is hákarl, or fermented shark, which Anthony Bourdain famously called "the single worst, most disgusting and terrible tasting thing" he's ever eaten. And if you look at the menus at tourist restaurants, it’s easy to see why this perception persists. The truth is that most locals don't eat much of the pungent delicacy anymore. They also no longer eat many sheep’s heads (except on traditional holidays) or much whale meat. What they do eat are dishes like grilled lamb, lobster, fresh fish, and hot dogs—lots and lots of hot dogs.