From The Classes to Reserve Best In Show

sweeps

The Board of Directors and Members of the USLTC proudly congratulate Barb Decker & Lauren Parker on their tremendous win with Snowtaire’s Next Generation going Reserve BIS from the classes at only 15 months old at the 2014 National Specialty at Montgomery County Kennel Show. Best In Sweepstakes ~ Judge Susan Fraser Winners Bitch, Best […]

Grayslake Supported Entry and Great Western Designated Specialty

The USTLC had a supported entry at Grayslake All Terrier Association and a Designated Specialty at Great Western Terrier Association.  Results are below. Congratulations to all the winners!

Dylan, a Master Earthog

Dylan earns his Master Earthdog

Norwest Bobby Dylan aka Dilly earned his Master Earthdog (ME) title in one glorious weekend at Hathor Farm on Whidbey Island WA. Dilly has since earned two QQ’s in pursuit of his EE (Endurance Earthdog) title. He earned his first Canadian Earthdog title (JE) in May 2013. Master Earthdog is done all off-lead with a […]

Tracking … Not Just For Big Dogs!

Amanda tracking (2007)

On April 27, 2008 my Lakie girl, Herrington Commander Amanda ME RE TD became the first Lakeland Terrier in the country to earn an AKC tracking title. While I am inordinately proud of her and would love to take all the space allotted to me to tell you about my wonder-dog, I am also very […]

Lakeland as Earthdog

Monte goes into the Junior Earthdog (JE) tunnel

Working Conformation When analyzing a likely prospect for earthwork, certain features are of critical importance. First is size. If it can’t get down the hole, it can’t get the fox or woodchuck. The average diameter of a fox burrow is six inches. The ideal height of a Lakeland male is 14.5 inches. How you fit […]

Lakelands in Performance

Agility Jumps (Pippen)

Lakelands were bred to do their work independent of human direction. It is a measure of the success of past breeders that the USLTC’s website can describe the breed as “a true challenge to obedience train.” I prefer to consider the terrier’s independence as a highly developed form of work ethic, which—coupled with the terrier’s […]

Lakelands at the Dog Show

At the dog show

Conformation Many people see their first REAL Lakeland Terrier while attending a local dog show, or seeing one on TV. By exhibiting their potential breeding stock at a dog show, breeders are given a licensed AKC judge’s opinion on how well each dog conforms to its breed standard in comparison to the other dogs being […]