The Lapphund is very receptive, attentive and willing to work. Its abilities as a good herding dog made it very useful in the reindeer trade.
Kind, lively, alert, versatile, affectionate and trainable
The Lappie, as he's nicknamed, is a spitz breed, one of the oldest types of dogs in existence. He originated as a hunting partner and guard dog for the nomadic Sami people of Lappland, which comprises northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and northwestern Russia.