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The Lancashire Heeler is a friendly, alert, companion, intelligent, and stubborn small dog breed that can bring a lot of love and happiness into your life. This small dog may often be called by the name of Ormskirk Heeler, rather than its common breed name of Lancashire Heeler. The Lancashire Heeler comes from a line of descendants that may surprise you which includes Welsh Corgi and Manchester Terrier. The Lancashire Heeler may be a member of your family from anywhere between 10 and 14 years, giving you plenty of time to love them! The Lancashire Heeler belongs to the Foundation Stock Service breed group due to many factors that resulted in them being put into this group. The Lancashire Heeler is a moderately popular dog, many owners have loved it and some have had not so pleasing experiences. If you like what you have read so far, the Lancashire Heeler may be the perfect small dog for you, please continue reading and you may find your perfect pet!
The Lancashire Heeler is a Small size small dog with a build described as low to the ground, short, sturdy legs, and large wide-set ears, making it the perfect dog for your home. The Lancashire Heeler, or Ormskirk Heeler, varies in height from anywhere between 10in to 12in, which may be a deciding factor for many who are looking into this small dog. The Lancashire Heeler can weigh between 10lbs to 15lbs making it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a Small small dog! The Lancashire Heeler is a small dog with a Short, sleek, coarse, and shiny type coat, which make it a great indoor and outdoor companion. Those who are looking at this small dog will find the Lancashire Heeler with a beautiful coat in the colors of black with tan markings or liver-colored with tan markings.
The Lancashire Heeler is a very smart dog that will always surprise you with the things it may learn how to do. The Lancashire Heeler is average when it comes to training, meaning that it can be trained, but maybe not to the extent that you would like. The Lancashire Heeler is an extremely playful dog, but is also calm at times and may deny your request to play if it is not in the mood. The Lancashire Heeler is above average in energy so it will always keep you busy, if you have energetic children this may be a perfect combination. The Lancashire Heeler is high rated in affection which is great for children that want to have a dog to sleep with them. The Lancashire Heeler may not want to be around children all the time, but it may be able to tolerate them on occasion. Whenever children see a dog, they want to run up and pet it, the Lancashire Heeler is not good with new people so you have to be sure to warn them. If you are looking for a dog to make you feel safe, the Lancashire Heeler is a great choice as it is a high rated watch dog. The Lancashire Heeler is above average with other dogs and will get along with them very well, however on occasion it may need time to itself. The Lancashire Heeler, like the Miniature Bull Terrier, Lancashire Heeler, or is below average when it comes to being around cats, it will not end well if the two encounter each other.
When it comes to shedding, the Lancashire Heeler is moderate. It does shed, but it is not enough to affect your decision of purchasing this pet. The Lancashire Heeler is not hypoallergenic, it will be very difficult for someone with allergies to live in a home with this dog. When it comes to grooming, the Lancashire Heeler is above average, you will not have to spend as much time and effort grooming this dog as you would with others. The Lancashire Heeler is above average when it comes to health, it will have less issues than some others, like the American Cocker Spaniel, Pomeranian, or Bichon Frise. Some of the health issues that you may be faced with when you welcome the Lancashire Heeler into your life include Diarrhea, Vomiting, and Tapeworms. The Lancashire Heeler, like all dogs, will need to have routine visits to the vet and groomer, the upkeep for this dog is $1200 per year.
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