Illustrated Discussion of the Standard for The Lakeland Terrier

The USLTC has a booklet- Illustrated Discussion of the  Standard for the Lakeland Terrier To access the illustrated standard, please click on the following link.   USLTC Illustrated Standard   It will download into a PDF document

Open Letter to Dog Show Judges

United States Lakeland Terrier Club, Inc. Member of the American Kennel Club Judges Education Department American Kennel Club 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100 Raleigh, NC 27617-3390 AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL DOG SHOW JUDGES: The USLTC, Inc. is celebrating the 75th year of AKC recognition of our breed. We are proud of the accomplishments […]

Judging the Lakeland Terrier

Show stack (Madison)

A Breeder–Judge’s Point of View The Lakeland is a long-legged, wire-coated terrier that shares a fairly similar general appearance with the Airedale, Wire Fox, Irish and Welsh Terriers. This subgroup of terriers share not only a similar general appearance but are also similar in balance and movement. Whether it is inadequate knowledge, a lack of […]

Colors of the Lakeland Terrier

Lakeland Terrier - Solid Colors

The Lakeland Terrier comes in a variety of colors, all of which are equally acceptable. Solid colors include blue, black, liver, red, and wheaten. In saddle marked dogs, the saddle covers the back of the neck, back, sides and up the tail. A saddle may be blue, black, liver, or varying shades of grizzle. The […]

Breed Standard

The Lakeland Terrier

General Appearance The Lakeland Terrier was bred to hunt vermin in the rugged shale mountains of the Lake District of northern England. He is a small, workmanlike dog of square, sturdy build. His body is deep and relatively narrow, which allows him to squeeze into rocky dens. He has sufficient length of leg under him […]