Finnish Lapphund
Lapinkoira, Lapland Dog

Honeybears Barleycorn "Oskar"

Paimensukuinen lapinkoira "Saima"

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Sugarok Finnish Lapphunds
Finnish Lapphund Club of America

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Names
Finnish Lapphund
Lapinkoira
Lapland Dog

Origin
Finland, 1600s

Use
Companion, Herder

Life Expectancy
This breed can live well into their teens

Weight & Height
Males-44 to 47 pounds & 18 to 20.5 inches tall
Females-30 to 40 pounds & 16 to 18.5 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Epilepsy, Hip Dysplasia

Physical Description
Medium size, compact spitz type dog. They are prick ears and a tapered muzzle.

Temperament
Intelligent, friendly & affectionate dog who is naturally very social. They do well with children and other pets. They will warn of a stranger on the property, however this dog is not a guard dog.

Training
This breed is usually easy to train due to their intelligence and willingness to learn. They love to do sports such as agility and fly-ball

Living Conditions
Not recommended for apartment living

Grooming
Brush with wire brush to remove loose hairs from the undercoat as needed

Exercise
This dog is highly energetic and does need to be exercised daily with long walks or be giving space to run.

Coat Texture
Outer layer is long and coarse and the undercoat is soft, thick and dense

Coat Colors
The Finnish Lapphund can be found in may colors, and can be grizzed or solid. Some of the possible colors are listed below.

Black

Black White

Black Tan

Tricolor

Brown

Brown White

Brown Tan

Cream

Wolf Sable

Brindle

Puppies
2-7 Puppies are born per litter on average

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club

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Breeders

Finnish Lapphund Breeders

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