Finnish Lapphund Dog (Finland Dog)
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Finnish Lapphund Dog is a Spitz type dog that is easy going. It is one of the most popular dog breeds in Finland. It is a recognized dog breed in Great Britain, Europe, Finland, USA and Australia.
The Finnish Lapphund Dog breed is strongly built and medium sized. It has a long snout and long hair. In addition, it has highly mobile ears.
The average height of the Finnish Lapphund Dog is 17 to 19 inches (43.2 to 48.3 cm)to tall at the shoulder. The average weight is 33 to 52 pounds (15 to 23.6 kg). The average life span is 12 to 15 years.. However, some variations are allowed.
A Finnish Lapphund Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The number one heath problems amongst Finnish Lapphund Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Finnish Lapphund Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Finnish Lapphund Dog usually has a profuse double coat with short and fluffy undercoat. Also, the coat has a long and coarse topcoat. These features of the coat make this type of dog resistant to extreme cold as well as waterproof. In Finland, this dog breed is allowed to be kenneled outdoors during winter. Despite the fact that the coat of Finnish Lapphund Dog is profuse, it only requires modest maintenance.
The Finnish Lapphund Dog come in a wide variety of colors as well as markings. Some of the common colors of Finnish Lapphund Dog include sable, red, black, wolf-sable, brown and creme. However, black and tan combination is the most predominant.
A Finnish Lapphund Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Finnish Lapphund Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix. Finnish Lapphund Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people.
The Finnish Lapphund Dog breed is very active and intelligent. The Finnish Lapphund Dog are small in numbers worldwide but have excelled in activities like herding trials, obedience trails, pet therapy and agility. Because of their intelligence level, the Finnish Lapphund Dog learn things very fast and even have ability to think through actions.
The Finnish Lapphund Dogs are alert and usually bark with a purpose, thus making them good watch dogs. They are also friendly and therefore ideal outdoor companions.
Finnish Lapphund Dogs are active and very curious. They also make a great choice for a family with children because of their gentle nature.
When purchasing a The Finnish Lapphund Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
Finnish Lapphund Dog are in the group of herding dogs and in 2011 the (AKC) American Kennel Club recognized the Finnish Lapphund Dog. Finnish Lapphund Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Finnish Lapphund Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Finnish Lapphund Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Finnish Lapphund Dogs eye protected and moist. Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Finnish Lapphund Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 and they will panting a lot
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs have 42. Female dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Finnish Lapphund Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Finnish Lapphund Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
Average body temperature for a Finnish Lapphund Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Finnish Lapphund Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
all Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Finnish Lapphund Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Finnish Lapphund Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Finnish Lapphund Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.