Finnish Lapphund

smart, versatile, friendly

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dogs in the archive
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Country of origin: Finland
Breed group: Spitz and primitive types - Group 5 (FCI); Pastoral Group (KC); Herding Group (AKC)

Facts

Size: small/medium
Coat: long, dense
Colour: various colour
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

Characteristics

Friendly, smart and agile guardian with herding instinct and excellent companion for outdoor activities.

Trace of a long heritage

Archeological digs in Lapland have unearthed remains of Lapponian dogs estimated as old as 7000BC. They also exist in old cave drawings.
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