Lancashire Heeler

KC Pedigree, Small

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

It is thought that the Lancashire Heeler is the result of a cross between the Welsh Corgi and Manchester Terrier, and was originally used to drive livestock.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone looking for a strong dog to participate in a variety of activities – and maybe some herding.

Not the best for ...

Anyone looking to follow fashion. The Lancashire Heeler is one of the UK's vulnerable native breeds.

Aliases

Heeler

Cross between

None

Origin

United Kingdom

Size

Small
Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?

No

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