Bearspaw Finnish Lapphunds actively imports new DNA from Europe in order to maintain a healthy gene pool. This has involved many trips to Finland and elsewhere in Europe, importing four Finnish females to date, three males, and frozen semen from Finland and the Netherlands.


We follow the highest standards in health testing as per our parent club in Finland and current vet science.  All of our litters are carefully planned. We review dozens of pedigrees for every match we make.


We provide the gold standard in neonatal care for the mother and babies. We take full advantage of modern technology and medical care to provide the best for mothers and babies.  Once they are born, we provide intensive socialization to prepare the puppies for life.

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