Swedish Lapphund

Breed History / Description

This Nordic spitz has been used in the far north for centuries, being used by the nomadic Sami for herding reindeer. Today he is prized in his native country for his intelligence and trainability and is also very popular as a companion dog.


Intelligent, quick to learn and patient. 


Kind, friendly, devoted, lively and alert.

Club, K., 2018. The Kennel Club's Breed Standards. 5th ed. London SW1V 2SA: Ebury Press.

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