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The Lakeland Terrier is part of the Terrier group. The Lakeland Terrier is a dog with Above Average problem solving abilities. The trainability of the Lakeland Terrier is Excellent. It was breed to be good for Family Pet, Hunting, Watch Dog The Lakeland Terrier lifestyle is Adapts to indoor/outdoor living

Generally not subject to hereditary inflictions, the Lakeland terrier is a hardy breed. It is important that when contacting a Lakeland Terrier breeder that you express health concern issues and ask the breeder what they are doing in order to help mimimize them.

Please don't purchase your Lakeland Terrier from a petstore which commonly are known to support Lakeland Terrier puppy mills. Doing so only promotes inproper breeding ethics and promotes current Lakeland Terrier health issues. The AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC registries recognize the Lakeland Terrier breed standard.

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Lakeland Terrier
Group:  Terrier
Shoulder Height: 14.50 in - 14.50 in
Weight: 17 pounds
Exercise req'd: Medium amount
Intelligence: Above Average
Suitability for kids: Excellent
Registries: AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC


Country of Origin: Great Britain - Lakeland Terrier became official in 1928. Bred in the county of Cumberland in early 19th Century. Believed to be the result of crossing several terrier breeds and the Otterhound. Also referred to as the Cumberland, Westmoreland, Fell and Patterdale Terrier. Used for killing fox and vermin that preyed on sheep and poultry.

Character: The Lakeland Terrier is a good watchdog, active, intelligent and affectionate.

Temperment: Although this dog can be somewhat reserved around strangers, it gets along very well with children and other dogs. Early socialization is necessary in order for it to get along with cats or other household pets.

Coat: Is thick and hard, and somewhat water-resistant. Colors can be black and tan, blue and tan, reddish grey, black, blue, red, wheat, or liver.

Care The coat needs to be plucked twice a year. Excessive hair around the pads of the feet must be trimmed and the ears must be kept clean.

Colour: Blue, black, liver, black/tan, blue/tan, red, red grizzle, grizzle/tan, wheaten

Comments: Lakelands are down to earth, level headed dogs who make fine companions. They adore children and match their energy level step for step. Mellow breed. Not barky or high strung like most terriers. Many look like miniature Airedales. .

Purposes: Family Pet, Hunting, Watch Dog

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