The reindeer-herding laika is often called the Nenets Herding Laika. It is a medium-sized dog with a thick double coat that is solid or bicolored, in grey, tan, black or white, similar to the Lapphunds . Nenets Herding Laika is an Arctic Breed that originates from Russia. Much like the Samoyed, they were used for herding Reindeer and transportation by the Nentsy tribe. The Nenets Herding Laika is also known as Reindeer Herding Laika. Like the Samoyed breed, …

It is an ancient dog breed that was developed by Nentsy tribe perhaps during the same time that Samoyed nomads were creating and developing the Samoyed. This was an ancient Nomad tribe, much like the Inuits. If one would like to see photos of Nenets herding laikas in their natural habitat, check out these photos by Bryan and Cherry Alexander. These photos were all taken in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Siberia, the same place where the dogs that founded the Western Samoyed breed originated. Nenets Herding Laika The Laika breed known as the Nenets Herding Laika is also called the Reindeer Herding Laika. The breed is pretty ancient, developed by the Nentry tribe at about the same time that the nomads were developing the Samoyed. Nenets Herding Laika (also known as Nenets Laika or Reindeer Herding Laika): A medium-sized working dog which owes its name to the Nentsy tribe, an ancient nomad tribe whose main activity is reindeer herding. The Nenets herding laika comes in many different colors, not just white and “biscuit” or cream-colors.