The Ultimate Lakeland Terrier Guide

Lakeland Terrier

Height: 36.8 to 39.4 cm Weight: 6.8 to 7.7 kg Lifespan: 12-15 years Temperament: Curious, intelligent and playful Pedigree Breed? Yes Colours: Black, Wheaten, Red, and Grizzle Hair Type: Harsh double coat Most Suited to: Families experienced with terriers Pros: Negatives: Lakeland Terriers are captivating dogs with lively and animated personalities. With their distinctive appearance … Read more

Introducing the Chatterdale: A Perfect Blend of Patterdale and Chihuahua

The Chatterdale is a delightful canine, which is a mix between a Patterdale Terrier and a Chihuahua, resulting in a truly unique and lovable breed. In this article, we will explore the distinctive traits, personalities, and characteristics of both Chihuahuas and Patterdale Terriers, highlighting what makes the Chatterdale an extraordinary companion. Understanding the Chatterdale’s Parent … Read more

Long Haired Patterdale Terrier

Long haired Patterdale Terrier

The Patterdale Terrier is not KC registered, so there is no set breed standard. However, different coat types have become common for Patterdale’s, such as rough and smooth coats that can be long-haired or short-haired. Patterdale Terriers are a wonderful breed, but certainly not for the faint-hearted. Originally bred to dispatch small game such as … Read more

My Patterdale Terrier is Out of Control

patterdale terrier sat on window

Unfortunately, many Patterdale owners take the plunge without researching the breed beforehand and end up finding themselves screaming, “my Patterdale Terrier is out of control”!  Every dog breed is different. Therefore, it’s essential to take the time and care to truly understand your dog’s breed before you purchase them. This way, you know how they … Read more

The Ultimate Patterdale Terrier Guide

Patterdale terrier on grass

Height: 25-38 cm Weight: 4.5-6 kg Lifespan: 12-15 years Temperament: Loyal, Intelligent, Full of energy Pedigree Breed? No Colours: Black & Chocolate Brown Hair Type: Short and straight Most Suited to: Large families with an active lifestyle Pros: Negatives: What is a Patterdale Terrier? A small dog with a big heart and a robust muscular … Read more

Working Patterdale terrier

working patterdale terrier with rat

Although they are now more commonly family pets, the Patterdale Terrier is, and always has been, a working breed. Working Patterdale Terriers still exist today and are often utilised in the pest control industry.  Their high energy levels, strong prey drive, and intelligence make them ideal working dogs. But, what do we mean by the … Read more

Do Patterdale Terriers shed

Patterdale Terriers are a dog breed that sheds much less than a Husky or a German Shephard, but don’t let that fool you; a Patterdale still sheds its hair. Their hair type often plays a significant factor in the amount of shedding that occurs. For example, a smooth, short-haired Patterdale sheds more than a rough-coated … Read more