Bearspaw Finnish Lapphunds CKC Perm' Regsitered

Alberta, Canada 

Meet the Lappies

our past visitors

During the time that they were with us, we referred to them as "foriegn exchange students." Many thanks to Taina Friman, Jaana Meittinen, and Sari Kataja for your trust.  For additional pedigree and health information, please visit the Finnish Lapphund Breed archive and/or Koiranet (Finnish bred dogs).  Canadian show records can be found on Canuck Dogs.com.

"Karrki" (M)

C.I.B. Fin Se Ee Lv Ch Am Can Ch Can Gr Ch EEW-13 HeW-14 SeW-14 MVV-17 PMV-17 PMVV-17 HeVW-18 EEVV-19 EEV-19 HeW-19 HeVW-19 Peikkovuoren Vahca

Out of Fin Ee Ch EuV-06 EeV-12 Peikkovuoren Bohjantuuli and by Orso-Farm Atninbeaska

While in Canada, Karrki won the herding group twice with Madison Bernardin and once with Nicole Prokopishyn handling. He placed in the herding group many times in Canada, and also won group placements in the US. Karkki produced a litter under the Bearspaw prefix when he was home in Finland.

"Muska" (F)

Fin Ee Lv Lt Balt Ch Am Can Ch Lv Ee Balt JrCh BaltJW-17 Peikkovuoren Mussukka

Out of C.I.B Fin Ch EeV-13 LVV-17 Peikkovuoren Bambi and by Fin Ch Lumiruusu Anttoni

Completed comformation titles in Canada and the US. Produced a litter under the Bearspaw prefix.


Meet the Lappies

Retired Lappies

 On occasion, we have retired a Lappy. For the most part, this has been with friends and family. For additional pedigree and health information, please visit the Finnish Lapphund Breed archive and/or Koiranet (Finnish bred dogs).  Canadian show records can be found on Canuck Dogs.com.

"SIIRI" (F)

BPIG Can Am Ch Can Gr Ch Peikkovuoren Äkäslompolo

Out of  C.I.B. Fin Lu LV LT BALT Ch Peikkovuoren Nenäliina and by  C.I.B. Fin Se Nord Dk Hu Ch  PMV-09 HeW-10 HeW-11  BEV-08  CZVet Ch MV-11  V-12  HeVW-12 VV-12 MV-13 HeW-13 HeVW-13  PVM-13 PMVV-13 VV-13 MVV-14 EuVV-14  Lecibsin Macce

Select Bitch winner at the FLCC specialty

Currently enjoying retirement with the Mahe family.

"Foxy" (F)

BPIG Can Ch Bearspaw Kultakanta

Out of  Multi Group Placing Am Can Ch Peikkovuoren Ruska HIC and by Fin Ch WT Ch BH JK3 Lecibsin Kultakuono

Currently enjoying retirement with a friend of a friend, and a retired "Super Dog."

"Zaidee" (F)

Group Placing Can Ch Bearspaw Veikka Taivaskero

Out of Group Placing Can Ch Sugarok Good Golly HIC CGN RN and by MBISS Can Ch Can Gr Ch Can Gr Ch Ex Yutori's Suomifoxfire O'Bearspaw CGN

Residing with co-owner Dr. Kevin Schulz DVM and family.

"Molly" (F)

Group Placing Can Ch Sugarok Good Golly HIC CGN RN

Out of  UKC Ch UKC Gr Ch Am Ch Viksalan Noaidi and by UKC Ch Sugarok Buster Brown

Retired to a fellow social worker to be a friend and a therapy dog.

Meet the Lappies

Rainbow Bridge

Forever in our hearts. For additional pedigree and health information, please visit the Finnish Lapphund Breed archive and/or Koiranet (Finnish bred dogs).  Canadian show records can be found on Canuck Dogs.com.

"Ruska" (F)

Multi Group Placing Am Can Ch Peikkovuoren Ruska HIC

Out of Fin Ch Hattivatti and by Multi Ch Lumiturpa Otso

 #1 Finnish Lapphund female in the US in 2011

First female in the breed to win a BOS at Westminster in 2012

First female Lappy to place in the herding group in both the US and Canada

Photo above of Ruska as a yearling. She loved Lac LaRonge, seared sushi, and digging holes.

Ruska passed away at 13.5 years old due to a sudden stroke.


"Koda" (F)

Sugarok Koda CGC HIC

Out of Sugarok UKC Ch UKC Gr Ch Modern Marvelle and by UKC Ch Viksalan Falo

 Our first Finnish Lapphund.  Koda lived until he was 15.5 years old of old age. He also very much enjoyed "the lake," fishing, ketchup potato chips, and the sound of his own voice.

"Molly" (F)

Group Placing Can Ch Sugarok Good Golly HIC CGN RN

Out of UKC Ch UKC Gr Ch Am Ch Viksalan Noaidi and by UKC Ch Sugarok Buster Brown

Passed away at 10 years old due to a brain tumor.

Molly liked chicken nuggets, especially McDonald's chicken nuggets.