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Side effects of living by a lake

Finland is known as the land of 60 000 lakes, and living right at the water’s edge is not that uncommon here. As the lagotto romagnolo breed is originally a water dog (lago in Italian means lake), my dogs really enjoy our home lake. However, there are some side effects…

My Dog's DNA testing - Dog Owner's Experiences

We bought our dog Sampo from a farm on the island of Kemiö in Finland, in February 2006. The lady of the farm told us that they had deliberately let their mixed-breed dog mate with the neighbour's dog, which was also of mixed-breed. She told me that there were five different breeds in Sampo: Samoyed, Husky, Lapponian Herder, Golden Retriever and Border Collie.