Patterdale Terrier Temperament

Patterdale Terrier Temperament

So, you’re thinking about getting a Patterdale terrier? It’s a brave decision! Don’t get me wrong, I adore high energy breeds such as the Patterdale terrier and Jack Russell Terrier. But there’s a lot you should know about the patterdale terrier temperament before you commit to owning a dog of this breed. Strong Prey Drive … Read more

Introducing the Working Patterdale Terrier

working patterdale terrier hunting rats

Fiesty and highly energetic, this dog was primarily bred for hunting foxes and badgers, and still gets used as a ‘working dog’ today. Let me introduce you to the working Patterdale terrier. Where did the working patterdale terrier originate? Sometimes referred to as the black fell terrier, the working patterdale terrier is a beautiful breed, … Read more

Patterdale Terrier Behaviour Problems

patterdale terrier behaviour problems

Patterdale terriers are such a fun breed of dog to own. They are high energy, intelligent and loyal to their owners. However, due to their characteristics there are some common Patterdale terrier behaviour problems. What are they? And as a Patterdale owner, how can these be resolved? Patterdale terrier Behaviour Problems Prey Drive – Chasing … Read more

What is a Fell Terrier?

Fell Terriers

Patterdale terriers are often referred to as fell terriers. Maybe people mistake the term ‘fell terrier’ for a breed, which it’s not. The term fell terrier really refers to a specific group of dog breeds that come from Great Britain that are long legged working terriers. This could include the patterdale terrier, Lakeland terrier and … Read more

10 things you should know before you own a Patterdale Terrier

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Patterdale terriers are a lively breed, often misunderstood.They are an active and intelligent breed, and it’s important that you know these 10 things before you own a Patteradale. #1 They come from the Lake District in England Patterdales were bred in ‘Patterdale’ in the Lake District, Cumbria. Therefore if you … Read more

Are Patterdales Aggressive?

are patterdales aggressive?

Lot’s of people are asking me the question: ‘Are Patterdales aggressive? The answer to this question is really the same answer for any dog and not just Patterdale terriers. They can be aggressive, yes. But it depends on several influencing factors such as their genes, upbringing, experience and training (or lack of it). Patterdale Characteristics … Read more

Patterdale Terrier

patterdale terriers

Welcome to patterdaleterriers.co.uk! We are BIG terrier fans and here to tell you all about the Patterdale terrier, and to help you to decide if the breed is right for you. Patterdale terriers are high energy terriers that were bred in the lake district – in Patterdale, Cumbria to be exact. They are a cute and … Read more