The Lakeland Terrier Breed Standard

General Appearance

The Lakeland Terrier was bred to hunt vermin in the rugged shale mountains of the Lake District of northern England. He is a small, workmanlike dog of square, sturdy build. His body is deep and relatively narrow, which allows him to squeeze into rocky dens. He has sufficient length of leg under him to […]

About The Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier has a dense, wiry coat with longer hair on the legs and muzzle, often giving him a distinct beard. Small, sturdy and workmanlike, the breed’s narrow frame allows him to squeeze into rocky dens to chase after vermin.

While generally a show dog or family companion today, Lakelands can also be found utilizing […]

The Right Owner

The right owner is the person who wants a rugged, healthy dog: a bright companion full of terrier spunk. The Lakeland Terrier has very unique personalities and quirky behaviors that will keep you laughing. With proper training, the Lakeland Terrier can also be good companions for considerate children; but toddlers do not make good owners […]

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