Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Finnish Lapphund


General information

  • Classic herding dog from Finnish/Russian border.
  • Used for herding, an instinct that is still very strong in the breed today.
  • Has a dense coat that insulates well and requires some grooming.
  • The working background yields a faithful and willing companion.

Biological Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: