About the Lapponian Herder

Lapponian Herders are basically working dogs. These obedient, calm and friendly canines are lauded for their energy and enthusiasm. When working they bark freely.

They are easy to train and close to humans, due to their shepherding origins and dynamism, which make them very well suited to various sporting disciplines.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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Finland
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FCI Group 5, AKC Foundation Stock Service
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Calm / Friendly / Lively / Gentle

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  • Makes a great sporting dog
  • Enjoys training
  • Requires moderate grooming