The Finnish Lapphund

Breed History

Learn more about the History of the breed and its introduction to the UK here!


Breed Health

The Finnish Lapphund is generally healthy in comparison to many other breeds.

The Kennel Club, the British Veterinary Association and the breeders in the Finnish Lapphund Club of Great Britain have worked together to ensure that mandatory health tests on Finnish Lapphunds are carried out before breeding. 


Breed Standard

A Breed Standard is the guideline which describes the ideal characteristics, temperament and appearance of a breed and ensures that the breed is fit for function. Check out the Kennel Club and FCI breed standard here.