01-10-2014 – 15-10-2023
With pain in our hearts we suddenly had to say goodbye to our beautiful boy Bosco, too young of age. Nothing wrong that morning at search- & rescue work. He worked very well with a tracking excercise and found a victim in the woods. But suddenly things weren’t going well at home. Immediately to the vet and it turned out that his spleen was ruptured and cancer in the spleen and liver. So unreal … beautiful sweet Bosco has given us so much joy and special moments. RIP very beautiful and smart Finnish Lapphund. I can’t believe he had to leave us so soon. Bosco has left behind beautiful offspring. Hopefully the future will also bring a son of him with his frozen seemen we still have stored …

On October 1st 2014 our second Finnish Laphund Bosco (Valo) was born. Bosco is a son of our Rowan (Simba) and Vita (Lapinlumon Wilhelmiina).
A very special experience to ‘create’ your own puppy. Valo means “light” in Finnish. He is the lightest of the 6 puppies, light-footed and lights up our lives 😉 Bosco is an energetic, but a very smart, social and affectionate man. Bosco has passed the Puppy course and Obedience courses. From the age of 6 to 14 months we have followed various Hoopers courses. Bosco loves to work for you and is also very smart, has a soft character and is really cuddly.
In February 2016 we started the basic course in search and rescue work and in March 2016 with agility. In 2022 we started Detection lessons. Bosco looks for the smell ‘clove’ and ‘Kong’, he is also very good at this! We are currently following training courses in these dog sports. Bosco also has a very nice herding instinct. We regularly attended lessons in sheep herding at Jaap Kremer (Uffelte). In October 2018 we participated in a competition and he achieved a shared second place!
In January 2018,  2020 and 2023 we participated in an avalanche training in Oberstdorf, Bosco did a fantastic job! Also his two kids Taika & Dyri participated and did great work!

🇳🇱🏆 29 February 2020 Bosco became NL Champion at the International Martinidogshow in Groningen 🏆🇳🇱

Bosco is still available as a stud for the right girl by insemination. For more information please contact me. We have some breedingsunits of his sperm stored.
On 22-11-2017 there are at Francien Bijlenga of Kennel Jalanjälki 4 puppies born from Namu & Bosco. Beautiful fatties, 2 males and 2 females with weights between 374 – 394 grams.

On 11-11-2018 7 puppies of Honey Bear du Domaine d’Arinelle Bianca & Bosco were born at Gerda Beeckman of kennel Le Jardin de Laponie. A beautiful litter of 4 bitches and 3 males, 3 sables, 1 wolfsable, 2 black & tan and to our surprise a domino!!

15-06-2019, kennel vom Heidersiefen in Germany, 1 male and 1 female were born. Male Loki (Bjarki) is a wild sable color and the black and tan female Bjelle stays with the breeder. Bjelle is tested: hips HD A1, PRA Free, Eyes OK.

01-08-2020 5 puppies born with the lovely Jaana (Odette Jaana du Jardin de Laponie) from kennel Jewel of Suomessa (Marjolein Roof van Zuidam). 3 Girls and 2 boys.

17-11-2020 Lahja & Bosco became parents of Dánel van de Kruikenlappies (boy) & Daphne van de Kruikenlappies (girl). Lahja (Lumilapsen Helina) is owned by Hans & Mirjam Verloop from Kennel Kruikenlappies (Tilburg – NL). Dyri is tested: hips HD A, PRA, Pompe, CMR & DM Free, Eyes OK.

On Christmass eve 2021 4 puppies of Bosco & Pilvi (Lapinlumon Elli) were born in Switserland. Due Covid-19 we transported the semen by DHL to Geneva and everything went fast & well!! Cryolab and the Swiss vet did an amazing job.

14-06-2022 One Puppy of Keiju (Ikuinenlahjan Pihasyreeni Keiju) & Bosco is born! A big girl of 416 gram. Luckely mother could deliver this big girl by her own! New mother & baby girl are doing really fine.

16-06-2023 Airi (Lapin Lumia Airi Pukkapilvi) & Bosco became parents of one puppy, born in Switserland. Airi was earlier on heath than expected and the seemen was transported within 25 hours! The puppy is a girl called Tia. Tia is tested: PRA, Pompe, CMR & DM Free.

Bosco is still available for stud (frozen seemen), please contact me if there is any interest.

Pedigree & Results


Father: Simba
Mother: Lapinlumon Wilhelmiina

NHSB 2984971
ECVO: 17-07-2023 tested free (also tested on: 11/03/2016, 10/03/2017, 02/03/2018, 08/03/2019, 27/05/2020, 14/05/2021 and 27/06/2022 free)
Hips: HD A, Norberg 33
DNA Pra-prcd: Genotype n/n free
Pompe disease: Genotype N/N free
DM: carrier, tested by Laboklin
CMR: free, tested by Laboklin
DNA profile available (Raad van Beheer)
Height: 51,5 cm

Coefficient of inbreeding: 2.89%
Semen collected & safely stored, it is still available for the right girl.



Born on 22-11-2017 from Bosco & Namu (Vasaran Arvine Namu) at kennel Jalanjälki, Francien Bijlenga.
Herkko – Hugo (Toivo) – Hilja – Helka (Helkja)

On 11-11-2018 7 puppies were born at Gerda Beeckman of kennel Le Jardin de Laponie, from Honey Bear du Domaine d’Arinelle Bianca & Bosco.
Rowan Django – Raito – Rowvi Koko – Ragna Lena – Rock with me (Sansa) – Ryuna and Raskafinn (Finn)

Born on 15-06-2019 2 puppies at kennel vom Heidersiefen, van Lapinlumon Raska & Bosco, 1 male Loki (Bjarki) & 1 female Bjelle.

On 01-08-2020 5 puppies born with the lovely Jaana (Odette Jaana du Jardin de Laponie) from kennel Jewel of Suomessa (Marjolein Roof van Zuidam). 3 Girls and 2 boys. First born is a male called Bosco! Others named Baruk (Luuka), Briitta, Bibi (Taïka) & Barby (Luna).

On 17-11-2020 2 puppies born, Dánel van de Kruikenlappies (Dyri) & Daphne van de Kruikenlappies (Mila) of the lovely Lahja (Lumilapsen Helina).

On 24-12-2021 4 puppies of Bosco & Pilvi (Lapinlumon Elli) were born in Switserland.
Pilvi gave birth to 2 girls; Wapi, & Tala and two boys; Waya & Mika.

On 14-06-2022 the daughter of Bosco & Keiju (Ikuinenlahjan Pihasyreeni Keiju) is born. This big beauty is called Ikuinenlahjan Louhen Jälkeläinen ‘Lowen’. No doubt who her daddy is 😉

On 16-06-2023 Airi (Lapin Lumia Airi Pukkapilvi) & Bosco became parents of one girl Tia, born in Switserland.

Avalanche course 2023

Impression of our advanced avalanche training in Oberstdorf.

Avalanche course 2020

In January 2020 I participated with Rowan & Bosco in the advanced avalanche training.

Bosco to the rescue:

Compilation of avalanche course 2020:


Avalanche course 2018

In January 2018 I participated with Rowan and Bosco in an avalanche training in Oberstdorf.
This was a great experience and the boys both done very well!

Movie of Bosco who came to rescue me: Lawinewerk2018_dag4_2
Article Avalanche Workcourse 2018 in FLVN club magazine: Lawinewerk_2018_FLVN_clubblad


Bosco @ work

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Multi talented working dog : Obedience – Hoopers – Agility – Search & Rescue Work – Avalanche Work course – Sheep Herding – Detection!

His offspring are also nice workers (pictures of Toivo, Hilja, Helka, Dyri & Taika):

Show results

26 september 2021 – FLVN Kampioensclubmatch (Specialty show)
Judge: Mevr. W. Roem (NL)
Champion Class: 2 – Excellent – Second/Reserve Best Male

29 february 2020 – Martinidogshow Groningen
Judge: Dhr. John Walsh Sr. (IE)
Open Class: 1 – Excellent – R. CAC/R. CACIB = Dutch Champion! 🇳🇱🏆

8 september 2019 – FLVN Clubmatch
Judge: Mevr. Tiny Hensema (NL)
Open Class: Excellent

1 maart 2019 – Jubileumshow Martinidogshow 2019
Judge: Mvr. Nadia Timmermans-Kadenko (NL)
Open Class: 1 – Excellent – Best Male – CAC/CACIB

23 september 2018 – Keesachtigen- & Poolhondenshow
Judge: Mvr. W Roem (NL)
Open Class: 2 – Excellent

8 september 2018 – Hondententoonstelling Rotterdam
Judge: Dhr. Eddie Patterson (IE)
Open Class: 1 – Excellent – Best Male – Best of Breed – CAC/CACIB

18 september 2016 – Keesachtigen- & Poolhondenshow
Judge: Mevr. J.J. Vink (NL)
Tussen Class: 2 – Excellent

4 september 2016 – Hondententoonstelling Rotterdam
Judge: Mevr. Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen (FI)
Tussen Class: 1 – Very good

3 september 2016 – Hondententoonstelling Rotterdam
Judge: Mevr. Tiny Hensema (NL)
Tussen Class: 1 – Excellent – CAC/CACIB

5 september 2015 – FLVN Kampioensclubmatch
Judge: Mevr. E. Weijenborg-Weggemans (NL)
Youht Class: 4 – Very good


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