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What diseases/conditions are prevalent in the Finnish Lapphund?

2017-05-09T22:37:43+01:00

What diseases? Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) is an eye defect where the retina undergoes degeneration. The condition is unlikely to appear before the animal is year old, and in some breeds the age of onset maybe much later.  There is now a gene test available for prcd-1 PRA  and in UK it is recommended that [...]

What diseases/conditions are prevalent in the Finnish Lapphund?2017-05-09T22:37:43+01:00

Do Finnish Lapphunds need lots of exercise?

2017-05-09T22:37:43+01:00

Exercise? Finnish Lapphunds are not for the couch potato, they are a working dog, and physical exercise is necessary to their health and well being. We would guess that on average the dogs require 1 hour of free running a day, but they can and do take a lot more if offered, enjoying a run [...]

Do Finnish Lapphunds need lots of exercise?2017-05-09T22:37:43+01:00
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