Patterdale Terrier

Patterdale Terrier
Origin Britain
Classification Terrier
Height 25 - 30cm /10 - 12in
Weight 5 - 6kg / 11 - 13lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Challenging
Watchdog Excellent
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Yes
Indoor / Outdoor Living Both
Grooming Weekly
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Small

Patterdale Terrier Description

A small but well-built little terrier. The Patterdale has a broad head with small, forward folding ears. The tail is short and generally carried upright. Their coat is short and coarse to the touch, colours range from black and red to brown and black and tan.

Patterdale Terrier Character

The Patterdale Terrier has a huge personality that belies its small stature. They are lively and extremely inquisitive, they are very loyal and although happy to walk for miles are also just as pleased to curl up at your feet. They are prone to stubbornness and rushing their training commands in a hurry to reach their next task! A happy Patterdale Terrier is a busy one, they need to be stimulated mentally along with physically.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.