Native breeds

Photo: 
Hannu Huttu

Finland has five native dog breeds: the Karelian Bear Dog, the Lapponian Herder, the Finnish Hound, the Finnish Lapponian Dog and the Finnish Spitz, which is our national breed.

 

Lapponian Herder

Finnish Spitz

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karelian Bear Dog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finnish Lapphund
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Finnish Hound