Dog Breeds

Finnish Lapphund

The Finnish Lapphund is a wonderful breed of dog. Due to the look or interface of the dog, many people get easily attracted to this dog. The body of the dog is easily covered by the hair and size of the dog is also the cause of the attraction. This dog is originated in Finland and this is called by some other names in various places. Those other names are Lapinkoira and Suomenlapinkoira. This is a standard breed of dog and recognized as well. It is recognized by the popularly recognized kennel clubs and those kennel clubs are the kennel club (UK), United kennel club, Australian National Kennel Council, American kennel club, Canadian kennel club, New Zealand kennel club and Fédération Cynologique Internationale. This is a working and herding breed of dog.
The Finnish Lapphund is a medium sized and fully covered breed of dog with hair. The dog is very strong and it is covered by the double coat. The top coat of the dog is longer and the under coat is flappy. The coat of the dog is completely weather resistance. It is necessary to keep the coat clean and brush daily. The common colors of the dog are crème, sable black, brown, red and wolf-sable. The weight of the female Finnish Lapphund can be from 33 to 53 pounds and the weight of the male Finnish Lapphund can be from 33 to 53 pounds. The standard height of the male Finnish Lapphund can be from 18 to 20 inches and the height of the female Finnish Lapphund can be from 16 to 19 inches.
The temperaments of the Finnish Lapphund are faithful, calm, friendly, keen and courageous. The health condition of the dog is very good. This breed of dog lives for 16 to 17 years long. The progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA) and hereditary cataracts are common diseases in this breed of dog.

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