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Other Names
Lapland Reindeer Dog, Lapponian Herder

Finland, 1600's

Herder, companion

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11-12 years of age

Weight & Height
60 to 66 pounds & 19 to 22 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Breed is fairly healthy, but they should still be tested for some genetic diseases such as hip dysplasia and eye conditions

A calm and friendly dog that is always ready to work.

Obedient and eager to learn, this breed can easily be trained.

Living Conditions
Not recommended for apartment/city living.



Coat Texture
Medium short, stiff coat with a dense undercoat

Coat Colors
Black/White, Black/Tan, Black

-- Pups per litter

Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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