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Lakeland Terrier

Breed Standards for the Lakeland Terrier

General Appearance:

A rather small dog of short-backed, square proportion with a sturdy, workmanlike build

Head:

Head appears rectangular from all angels; Eyes moderately small and oval; Small, V-shaped ears, dropping forward with fold above skull level

Tail:

Set high, carried upright with a slight curve forward, docked to about same height as occiput

Color:

Solid (blue, black, liver, red or wheaten); or wheaten or golden tan with a saddle of blue, black, liver or grizzle

Size:

Weight: about 17 lb

Height: male: 14.5”; female: 13.5”

Gait:

Smooth and ground covering, with good reach and drive

Coat:

Its double coat consists of a soft undercoat and a hard, wiry outer coat

Temperament:

Always busy investigating, playing, and if really gets its wish, hunting, running and chasing