The Finnish Lapphund is slightly smaller than the average dog of his type, but his robust build is still well proportioned to his small size.
His body is longer than tall, and he has a vigorous and harmonious physique. His eyes are alert and shine with intelligence.
Between 46 and 52 cm (18.11 to 20.47 inches) for the male
Between 40 and 46 cm (15.75 to 18.11 inches) for the female
Between 15 and 24 kg (33.07 to 52.91 pounds) for the male
Between 15 and 24 kg (33.07 to 52.91 pounds) for the female
All colors of dress are allowed in his case but he is mostly of one color.
His long hair is abundant and rather rough and straight with a dense and very fine undercoat.
In males, the coat has a rich mane that differentiates him easily from females.
His skull is broad and has a clearly marked stop. His eyes are oval and a pretty dark brown color.
His triangular, erect or semi-erect ears are medium size.
His nose is generally black but it can also match the color of the coat. His tail curved over the back or sometimes to the side is continuously moving.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group , section and is #