The Lakie is a free spirit who approaches life with enthusiasm.

Vital Stats

Height: 13.5 to 14.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 15 to 17 pounds
Coat: thick, hard topcoat
Life span: 12 to 15 years or more

Summary
Lakeland Terriers were originally bred to hunt and kill the foxes that preyed on sheep during the lambing season in Northern England’s Lake District. Full Lakeland Terrier profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)