Seminar – Overview of Finnish Lapphund Health & Breeding in Finland

We are delighted to be able to offer an online Seminar by Petra Palukka entitled Overview of Finnish Lapphund Health & Breeding in Finland, where Petra will explain the role of the Breeding Committee, the PEVISA health scheme and provide updates on health results and issues affecting the breed. A must watch for owners [...]

2021-05-06T22:10:31+01:00May 6th, 2021|seminar|

Stoneleigh Rally Challenge Awards

The SFLS is always keen to encourage our members to undertake a range of activities with their Lappies. We are therefore delighted to support the Stoneleigh Rally Challenge, and to offer recognition and a prize draw for successful achievements by SFLS members. This is an activity you can undertake with dogs of any age. Stoneleigh [...]

2021-03-10T20:50:09+00:00February 8th, 2021|rally|

Breeding/Health Testing and COVID

The recent and ongoing Lockdowns mandated both regionally and nationally have undoubtedly created uncertainty and difficulties regarding what owners/breeders can do, and this is especially relevant to Health Testing.  The Committee of the SFLS feel it is necessary for us to provide you with guidance especially in respect of the Code of Ethics of [...]

2021-02-08T18:59:58+00:00January 23rd, 2021|health|

Hip Scoring – alternative schemes

As members know the Code of Ethics for the Southern Finnish Lapphund Society require that dogs be hip scored, and the results published, prior to mating.  The SFLS CoE specifically states: 23 (b) In addition all stock prior to mating must be examined for the control of Hip Dysplasia and a published score be [...]

2021-01-01T21:05:33+00:00January 1st, 2021|health|

BVA/KC Canine Health Scheme Score suspended due to Covid

News from BVA - Canine Health Schemes update -  Due to the new Tier 4 restrictions, all hip and elbow scoring has regrettably been suspended for the time being. Submissions are being processed by date received and will be allocated to scoring sessions as soon as possible. Please be patient during this time.More info: www.bva.co.uk/chsMessage [...]

2020-12-22T09:34:08+00:00December 22nd, 2020|health|
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