Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Lakeland Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Lakeland Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Lakeland Terrier Dog derived its name from his homeland, the Lake District in England. The Lakeland Terrier Dogs were used by the farmers to hunt and kill foxes. The Lakeland Terrier Dogs form a good family companion as he is intelligent and likes to live with people. The Lakeland Terrier Dog is a medium-sized dog who is agile because of his narrow framed body making him to look sturdy and sturdy. They are active dogs who can often be found busy doing some earth dog events or simply digging in the garden.
Lakeland Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Lakeland Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Lakeland Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Lakeland Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Lakeland Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Lakeland Terrier Dogs are feisty, lively, affectionate dogs who are self-confident in whatever they are doing. Unlike other Terriers, this dog has a quiet disposition. The Lakeland Terrier Dog is quite an adaptive dog and he can live in various environments including urban and rural settings. The Lakeland Terrier Dog is independent making him very easy to train. His active nature means that he should have plenty of exercises.
Lakeland Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Lakeland Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Lakeland Terrier Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Body And Shape
Lakeland Terrier Dogs are small and sturdy dogs with squarely shaped bodies. The average height is 13 to 14 1/2 inches (33 to 36.8 cm). the average weight is Males 15 to 17 pounds (6.8 to 7.7 kg). Females tend to be a little lighter 15 pounds (6.8 kg).
Their rectangular head leads his narrow and deep body. The Lakeland Terrier Dog liver colored, sometimes black nose rests below the robust muzzle. The Lakeland Terrier Dog v-shaped, small ears tend to fall over. The eyes, which are either dark hazel, brown or black, are deeply set with an oval outline. The stop isn’t that conspicuous unlike the Lakeland Terrier Dog front legs, which are straight and strong. The teeth are not only large but they also meet in an edge-to-edge scissors bite.
Coat And Color
The Lakeland Terrier Dog is featured by a double coat with the outer coat being wiry, hard and harsh. The undercoat is quite soft, and stays close to the skin. The Lakeland Terrier Dogs hair is usually trimmed so that those at the legs and the muzzle remain long than those found in the rest of the body. The coat features variety of solid colors including black, red, liver, blue and wheaten. Some of Lakeland Terrier Dogs come with saddle markings with a second color covering the back, back of the neck, sides and the tip of the tail. These saddle colors may be blue, wheaten, black and varying shades of grizzle. While they are still small, Lakeland Terrier Dogs are black in color but they tend to change in their coloring, as they grow older.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Lakeland Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Lakeland Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Lakeland Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Lakeland Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Health And Care
Lakeland Terrier Dogs are generally healthy breeds who can live up to 12 to 15 years. They need regular exercises and its coat needs weekly maintenance..
Average body temperature for a Lakeland Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Lakeland Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Lakeland Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Lakeland Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Lakeland Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Lakeland Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
If purchasing a Lakeland Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from.
In 1921 the Lakeland Terrier Dog was recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) in 1934.
A Lakeland Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Lakeland Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Lakeland Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Lakeland Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Lakeland Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth