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Lapponian Herder

Lapponian Herder
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Overview

The Lapponian Herder is a medium-sized dog breed originating from Finland. 

Temperament

The Lapponian Herder is a friendly and loyal dog breed that is known to be good with children and other animals. They are also known to be active and energetic dogs that enjoy being outdoors and participating in activities such as hiking and running. Lapponian Herders are intelligent and independent, which can make training challenging at times, but with proper training and socialization, they can be well-behaved and obedient companions.

Lifespan

The average lifespan of a Lapponian Herder is around 12-14 years.

Shedding

Lapponian Herders have a thick double coat that sheds moderately throughout the year. They require regular grooming to maintain the condition of their coat and minimize shedding.

Training

As mentioned earlier, Lapponian Herders are intelligent and independent dogs that can be challenging to train. However, they respond well to positive reinforcement methods and consistency. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended to ensure that they develop good behavior and manners.

Puppy care

When caring for a Lapponian Herder puppy, it is important to provide them with a balanced diet, regular exercise, and proper socialization. Potty training and crate training are also essential aspects of puppy care. Lapponian Herder puppies require regular grooming to get them used to the process and maintain the condition of their coat.

Lapponian Herders make great family pets for those who are willing to provide them with the necessary exercise, training, and socialization.

Breed Information

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Origin:Finland
Breed Group:Herding
Size:Medium
Type:Purebred
Life span:10-12 years
Temperament:Calm
Docile
Energetic
Friendly
Vocal
Height:Male: 19–21 inches (48–54 cm)
Female: 17–19 inches (43–49 cm)
Weight:55-65 pounds
Colors:BlackDark BrownGray
Litter Size:3-5 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $600 - $800 USD

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