Level: Moderate - High
Function: vermin hunting
Bold, friendly and self-confident
Gay, fearless demeanour, keen of expression, quick
of movement, on the tip-toe of expectation.
for: Active people & families.
No taller than 37cm (14")
Harsh, Dense & Weather resistant.
Black/Tan, Blue/Tan, Red, Wheaten, Red Grizzle, Liver or Black.
Appearance: Smart, workmanlike, well balanced and compact
The Lakeland Terrier was previously
known as the Patterdale Terrier and from the north of England Lake
District. They were used to guard flocks of sheep; they were to
destroy the foxes that attacked them. They were expected to follow
the foxes down into the lair if they had to; this is why their chest
width is meant to be the same as their head. Despite their reputation
for courage and tenacity, the Lakeland is a gentle loving companion.
The modern Lakeland has lost little of his fearless and independent
spirit. Like their forebears, they are able to adapt to any circumstance
and meets any challenge with enthusiasm. Their great athletic ability
makes them an excellent candidate for activities such as Agility
Despite their independence, the Lakeland loves people and makes
a loyal and affectionate companion. They are a fun loving, very
energetic dog and have a good nature around children.
little brushing is needed to keep the coat looking good, but they
will need to be clipped to keep it tidy. Bath when needed
regular exercise is needed to keep them fit and happy.
For Diet and other general dog health information Health/Nutrition