Lakeland terrier

Lakeland terrier

Lakeland Terrier Lakeland Terrier

Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 2
  • Training: 3
  • Size: 2
  • Mind: 3
  • Security: 8
  • Relations with children: 9
  • Dexterity: 7
  • Shedding: 1


The dog is a descendant of the old English black and tan Terrier and Bedlington Terrier. Lakeland Terriers were originally used for hunting and exterminating foxes that hunted sheep in Northern England Lake District.

While most breeds of terriers can only lock their prey, or, to mark it – bark, Lakeland Terriers must be able to kill foxes in their den.


Small in size, reliable dog. The head is flat, long with wide and straight face. Eyes are small, ovoid, dark brown. The ears are small, folded forward and have V shape. Color can be black, blue, wheat, brown with or without spots.

  • Lakeland Terrier is excitable dogs and have a lot of energy.
  • Lakeland Terriers tend to chase other animals or than what might interest them. Keep them on a leash when You are in unenclosed areas.
  • Lakeland Terriers like to bark – this can be a problem.
  • Lakeland Terrier can be stubborn and difficult to educate.
  • Lakeland Terrier is usually the owner (about their food and toys). Obedience training is recommended.



Strong, steady, active, confident dog. Tender affectionate and loyal to her master,


Ardent and cheerful, this breed gets along exceptionally well with children. Lakeland Terrier is very brave. They love to dig and have a tendency to safeguard things that they consider “their own.” Lakeland Terriers are a kind of barker.


Relatively easy to train, because it is easy to learn. Training should be consistent, diverse and not harsh. Lakeland Terrier loves dog sporting events.

A haircut

Wool should be trimmed 2-3 times a year. Also excess hair between the paw pads should be removed.


The dog is resistant to weather changes, she is very active and loves live outdoors but can adapt to life in apartment, if will receive the necessary number of daily exercises and walks. Recommended for active people. She Needs socialization and training.

Common diseases

Lakeland Terrier that has an average life of 12 to 16 years, is prone to minor health problems, and exactly:

  • dislocation of the lens
  • prognathism
  • hypothyroidism
  • dysthyiasis
  • Legg-Perthes disease
  • von Willebrand disease

A thorough eye examination is recommended for Lakeland terrier.


Dog for fox hunting, badgers, hares, even rocky areas. It is a pleasant partner for long trips, as well as good watchman and faithful companion.

Breed Information

A country England
Life span 12-16 years old
Height Males: 33-38 cm Bitches: 33-38 cm
Weight Males: 7-8 kg Bitches: 7-8 kg
Long wool short
Colour black, blue, wheat, brown with or without spots
Price $ 800 – $ 1,600

Breed photo

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