Lapponian Herder puppies for sale
When looking for Lapponian Herder puppies for sale, this breed may be referred to as the Lapinporokoira, Lapland Reindeer Dog, Lapponian Vallhund, and Finnish Reindeer Herder. Lapponian Herder breed originated in Finland and was used by the Sami people (a group of indigenous people that inhabited the northern regions of Finland, Norway, and Sweden) for herding and guarding reindeer for hundreds of years. Descriptions of the Lapponian Herder were found in artifacts of the Sami people in 1674. The Finnish Lapphund and the Lapponian Herder were considered the same breed until 1966. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale have been used as a military guard dog, a rescue dog, and a companion dog. The Lapponian Herder was recognized by the United Kennel Club (UKC) in 2006. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale will be a medium-sized, spitz-like breed. This breed is strong, though not heavy boned, and known for its stamina and endurance. The eyes of the Lapponian Herder puppies for sale are oval in shape and have a lively and keen expression. The ears are erect, set well apart, and broad at the base tapering to tips. The inside of the ears is covered with thick hair. The tail of the Lapponian Herder is set low and of medium length and carried in a loose curl. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale average between 18 and 22 inches in height and weigh approximately 66 pounds. The life expectancy is between 12 and 15 years. The Lapponian Herder is typically a hardy breed with few genetic disorders though it may suffer from hip dysplasia. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale have a weatherproof double coat. The undercoat is thick and fine and is of a brownish, grayish, or black in color. The outer coat is of long to medium length and is straight and rather harsh in texture. The hair is often thicker on the neck, chest, and back of thighs. Regular brushing is required to remove tangles. The coat colors of the Lapponian Herder puppies for sale are black or black and tan. The black may be of different shades even grayish or brown. White markings may be found on the neck, chest, and legs. When you see Lapponian Herder puppies for sale and make the decision to make one of these puppies for sale a member of your family, you will find this breed to be calm, pleasant, have a fun personality, and makes an excellent companion. This breed is very people-oriented and loves nothing more than spending time with their family. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale are a very active breed and does best living in a home where they have plenty of space and access to a fenced-in area to burn off energy. However, this is a very adaptable breed and will do fine living in an apartment as long as they get sufficient daily exercise. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale are very friendly and get along well with children and tolerant of rough handling. The Lapponian Herder is an excellent watchdog and guard dog. The Lapponian Herder puppies for sale are intelligent, eager to please and easy to train. The Lapponian Herder excels at various dog sports such as agility, carting, mushing, obedience, flyball, tracking, herding, and showmanship. When you are looking for Lapponian Herder puppies for sale you will find this is a rare breed outside their native Finland.