Finnish Lapphund Dog Breed
Finnish Lapphund Dog Classification:
Finnish Lapphunds are herd dogs.
Other Names: Lapinkoira, Suomenlapinkoira,
Origins: Finnish Lapphund was
initially bred to herd reindeer. Finnish
Lapphunds were initially kept by the Lapp
people, who inhabited northernmost Europe.
Description: Finnish Lapphunds
are medium-sized with a thick fluffy coat
and withers that are slightly higher than
their hind quarters. Finnish Lapphunds
have a foxlike head, a tail that curls
over their back. Finnish Lapphunds have
small erect triangular shaped ears.
Size: Finnish Lapphund weighs
33 to 53 lbs and stands 16 to 20 inches
tall at their shoulder.
||33 - 53 lbs
|| 16 - 19 inches tall
||33 - 53
||18 - 20
Coat: Finnish Lapphund have a
double coat, with a thick fluffy undercoat
and a longer, coarse topcoat that creates
a profuse mane of fur. Finnish Lapphunds
can have a coat with any color, but the
primary color must cover the body.
Disposition: Finnish Lapphunds
are intelligent and active, they are typically
easy to train. They have a tendency to
bark at unfamiliar things.
Type Dog: Finnish Lapphund are
Litter Size: Finnish Lapphunds
give birth to litters with about 5 puppies.
Behavior: Finnish Lapphunds are
active, noisy dogs. They are courageous
and require moderate daily exercise.
Traits: Finnish Lapphunds are
agile, alert, and responsive
Country of Origin: Finland
Life Span: Finnich Lapphunds have
a typical life span of 12 to 14 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC(UK), NZKC, UKC