The dog of Finland is known for its bright red feathers, have a double layer with an inner layer being a lighter color than the longer and charger external layer. They have an almost fox-like face with ears pricked, a narrow muzzle and dark eyes. They are square in shape, deep chest and a set excessive amount of hair on the tail is carried curled over the back. They have rounded paws like a cat and dew claws are often removed. These are usually between 15-19 inches tall and females weigh between 20 - 27 pounds and men between 27-33 pounds.
History. Then the dog national dog of Finland, is believed to have originated around 2000 years ago, when brought by a group of people living in central Russia, in Finland. In the area where they lived, which was hidden, race managed to stay nearly saturated throughout the year and developed with the hunters needs. They were first introduced in the United Kingdom in 1920 and today has remained quite popular not only as working dogs but as family pets. The Finnish dog used to hunt small animals and to alert the hunter a single bark, although it is known for small dogs to hunt bears.
Clients. The Finnish dog is a loving companion and restless, loves nothing better than being part of the family. They can be lively and fun and not fully mature until 3 to 4 years of age. need to be well socialized from a young age, or may develop a habit of being away from strangers. It is important to train well and to make sure the dog knows he is not responsible, or can be powerful and be aggressive. They are loyal to their families and for reproduction, the bark when they found the game, make excellent watch dogs to alert families in trouble, but do not make good guard dogs. Health problems. Thanks to careful and responsible farming Finnish dog suffering from very few health problems and generally a healthy dog feirly. On rare occasions, may suffer from Luxating patella, which is when the ball is out of position, epilepsy and hereditary cataracts. They may also suffer from hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia. Their average life expectancy is around 12-15 years.
WC. The Finnish dog is a layer almost self-cleaning brush and requires only about once a week. However, seasonally shed for a few weeks twice a year, for a moment that should be brushed daily to remove any excess coating. The process of removing the old coat will help the new layer to be out in a better mood, excessive internal layer can also cause skin diseases.
The conditions of life. The Finnish dog prefers a cooler climate and may be covered inactive. They can do well in an apartment but need daily walks and plenty of attention. It also applies to family life and we get along well with children and other pets