Lakeland Terrier dog breed<<<< Back to dog breeds
- Country: United Kingdom / England
- Group: Terrier
- Weight: 7 - 8 kg
- Height: 33-38 cm
- Colors: black, brown, red, blue, black-brown
- Training: easy to train
- Grooming: needs movement
- Temperament: friendly, intelligent, independent, cheerful, active
- Health: generally healthy, resistant
- Litter size: 3 - 5 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 16 years
- Other names: Lakeland Terrier dog
It is a cross between Old English Black and Tan Terrier dog with Bedlington terrier.
Through various selections in the current race was obtained from England Lake area where it is called.
It was used for hunting foxes and dogs in packs of hunters chased and harassment at large. It is little known outside England and Ireland.
Food Lakeland Terrier
Part of a Lakeland Terrier food which is chicken, turkey, beef, venison, fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, to
Occasionally yogurt and eggs. We all know that one of the main sources of protein is meat; This is why it appear so meats. The dog needs protein, and meals must be diversified.
Most food stores are based in grains and other ingredients that not all animals are recommended.
Dogs longer to digest these combinations grain store and while digestive problems may occur or otherwise. I'm not saying all kinds of food in the shops are so, but there are plenty.
Not recommended corn, soybeans, wheat, chocolate, he These are foods after which health problems. Stools, bloating, itchy skin, etc. Instead that all dogs must have discretion to fresh water to quench thirst.
Description Lakeland Terrier
It is a small dog, lively, robust, with a square layout and narrow body.
The head is flat, elongated snout with a wide, straight, equal in length to the skull and covered with long, thick beard and whiskers forming. The eyes are small, oval, dark brown color.
Ears are V-shaped, small and folded forward. The tail is cut and carried high.
The coat is double with a soft and smooth first layer and an outer layer coarse, thick, medium length, very thick and waterproof.
The color can be black, red, blue, red, gold, brown with or without spots.
Behavior Lakeland Terrier
It is a lively dog, weather, sports training, cheerful, active, alert, courageous and confident.
Gentle, affectionate and devoted to its master, gets along well with children, it is suspicious but not aggressive with strangers.
Gets along well with other dogs, accept other animals in the house if it was socialized little with them.
Training Lakeland Terrier
This dog is relatively easy to train, as easily learn.
The training must be consistent, varied, firm without being harsh. I like sports activities such as canine flyball, agility exercises.
Characteristics Lakeland Terrier
This dog is weather resistant, very active who likes to live outdoors but can accommodate and lives in an apartment several moves if done daily, is out for long walks.
It is recommended for active sports.
The coat should be sent 2-3 times a year (old snatch hair by hand).
It trim excess hair between the pads of the feet. It is an excellent hunting dog foxes, badgers, rabbits, even in rocky land. It is a nice long hiking partner. It is a good watch dog and loyal companion.
Health Lakeland Terrier
Lakeland Terrier is a dog that can lead a healthy life if properly cared for.
Even so may be some problems bones, joints, eyes or ears There are issues related to the digestive system, the heart and breathing.
Do not think that all of them or one of them to own a dog you. Are diseases that can affect your dog or not.
They can occur due to living conditions or can be "inherited".