Finnish Lapphund Breed Profile


KC Group Pastoral

Size Medium

Good with children? Yes

Good guard dogs? Would bark

Moulting level Heavy

Grooming Heavy

Exercise requirement Moderate

Jogging partner Yes

Finnish Lapphund Breed Profile

A pastoral breed that was used in its native Finland as a herder of reindeer. The Finnish Lapphund is a Spitz type breed and in common with the type is nice and clean, free from so called 'doggy odour'.

Finnish Lapphund Character

Funny and intelligent, strong herding instinct is often present and will manifest itself as a protectiveness over its family making them excellent watch dogs.

Finnish Lapphund Size

The ideal size is around 49cm for dogs and 44cm for bitches.

Finnish Lapphund Health

A breed generally free from major hereditary diseases and conditions.

Finnish Lapphund Special Care

May require extra attention during warm summer months so as to avoid any risk of over-heating.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.