Lakeland Terrier Breed Profile



Personality

Among the endearing traits of the Lakeland Terrier is that they are alert, confident, courageous, loving, devoted, feisty, willful, and determined.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog makes an excellent companion for children.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 10 to 12 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 15 to 17 lbs.

Common Diseases

Not Documented.

Housebreaking and Shedding

This breed of dog can be difficult to housebreak because they are from the terrier group. Shedding is minimal, however brush every other day to maintain.

Best Owner Compatibility

This breed of dog can be suited for the apartment and condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in (for this breed has a tendency to dig) and lots of love and attention to give.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

You can expect to pay upwards of an average of around $1,200+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

This breed of dog has a tendency to develop Small Dog Syndrome if not properly trained.

Noise Factor

This dog makes for a great watchdog to announce guests arrival.

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