Fédération Cynologique Internationale

The Kennel Club

Lakeland Terrier

Lakeland Terrier


ORIGIN

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FCI
Great Britain.

PUBLISHED

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FCI
26.03.2009.
KC
September 2007

UTILISATION

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FCI
Terrier.

CLASSIFICATION

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FCI
Group 3Terriers
Section 1Large and medium-sized Terriers
Without working trial

KC
Terrier

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Smart, workmanlike, well balanced and compact.
KC
Smart, workmanlike, well balanced and compact.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS

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KC
Gay, fearless demeanour, keen of expression, quick of movement, on the tip-toe of expectation.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT

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FCI
Gay, fearless demeanour, keen of expression, quick of movement, on the tip-toe of expectation. Bold, friendly and self-confident.
KC
Bold, friendly and self-confident.

HEAD

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FCI
Well balanced. Length of head from stop to tip of nose not exceeding that from occiput to stop.
KC
Well balanced. Skull flat and refined. Jaws powerful and muzzle broad but not too long. Length of head from stop to tip of nose not exceeding that from occiput to stop. Nose black, except in liver-coated dogs when the nose will be liver.

CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Flat and refined.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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FCI
Black, except in liver-coated dogs when the nose will be liver.

Muzzle

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FCI
Broad, but not too long.
KC
Teeth even with perfect, regular scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws.

Jaws/Teeth

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FCI
Jaws powerful. Teeth even with perfect, regular scissor bite, i. e. upper teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square to the jaws.

Eyes

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FCI
Dark or hazel. Slanting eyes undesirable.
KC
Dark or hazel. Slanting eyes undesirable.

Ears

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FCI
Moderately small, V-shaped and carried alertly. Set neither too high nor too low on head.
KC
Moderately small, V-shaped and carried alertly. Set neither too high nor too low on head.

NECK

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FCI
Reachy, slightly arched, free from throatiness.
KC
Reachy, slightly arched, free from throatiness.

BODY

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KC
Chest reasonably narrow. Back strong, moderately short and well coupled.

Back

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FCI
Strong, moderately short

Loin

:
FCI
Well coupled.

Chest

:
FCI
Reasonably narrow.

TAIL

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FCI
Previously customarily docked.
Docked: Well set on, carried gaily but not over back or curled.
Undocked: Well set on, carried gaily but not over back or curled. In overall balance with the rest of dog.
KC
Previously customarily docked. Docked: Well set on, carried gaily but not over back or curled. Undocked: Well set on, carried gaily but not over back or curled. In overall balance with the rest of dog.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

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FCI
Forelegs straight, well boned.
KC
Shoulders well laid back. Forelegs straight, well boned.

Shoulder

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FCI
Well laid back.

FORELEGS

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FEET

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KC
Small, compact, round and well padded.

Forefeet

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FCI
Small, compact, round and well padded.

Hind feet

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FCI
See Forefeet.

HINDQUARTERS

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FCI
Strong and muscular.
KC
Strong and muscular. Thighs long and powerful with well turned stifles. Hocks low to ground and straight.

Thigh

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FCI
Long and powerful.

Stifle

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FCI
Well turned.

HIND LEGS

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Hock

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FCI
Low to ground.

Rear pastern

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FCI
Straight.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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FCI
Fore-and hindlegs carried straight forward and parallel. Elbows move perpendicular to body, working free of sides, stifles turning neither in nor out. Good drive coming from well flexing hindquarters.
KC
Fore- and hindlegs carried straight forward and parallel. Elbows move perpendicular to body, working free of sides, stifles turning neither in nor out. Good drive coming from well flexing hindquarters.

COAT

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HAIR

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FCI
Dense, harsh and weather resisting with good undercoat.
KC
Dense, harsh and weather-resisting with good undercoat.

COLOUR

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FCI
Black and tan, blue and tan, red, wheaten, red grizzle, liver, blue or black. Small tips of white on feet and chest undesirable but permissible. Mahogany or deep tan not typical.
KC
Black and tan, blue and tan, red, wheaten, red grizzle, liver, blue or black. Small tips of white on feet and chest undesirable but permissible. Mahogany or deep tan not typical.

SIZE

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KC
Height not exceeding 37 cms (141/2 ins) at shoulder. Average weight: dogs: 8 kgs (17 lbs); bitches: 7 kgs (15 lbs).

Height at withers

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FCI
Not exceeding 37 cm ( 14 ½ ins) at shoulder.

Weight

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FCI
Dogs 17 lbs (7,7 kg) ; bitches 15 lbs (6,8 kg).

FAULTS

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FCI

Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
KC
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and on the dog’s ability to perform its traditional work.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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Anatomical Features of the dog

N.B.:

Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.