Lancashire Heeler

Life expectancy

13 years

Age adult

10 months

Height (Shoulder height)

28 cm


4 kg

Coat texture

short-haired / smooth

Coat color

black&loh, brown&loh, sandy

Common illnesses

dysplasia of the hip joint

Food expenses per month in €

about € 17

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not




Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


friendly / lively / attentive / confident

Bred for

rat and mouse hunting / cattle dog

Common illnesses

dysplasia of the hip joint

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Lancashire Heeler is a friendly, vivd, intelligent and confident small family-dog. He is known to be alert, attentive and loves to dissipte his energy playing and running around.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.