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Do you love Patterdale Terriers? Are you based in the USA? Do you enjoy networking with other dog owners and enthusiasts? If so, this may be the perfect club for you! The Patterdale Terrier Club of America, or PTCA for short, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of the Patterdale terrier.

Originally a British breed, Patterdale terriers are growing in popularity in the USA as both pets and working dogs. The Patterdale Terrier Club Of America was founded in 1993 for the preservation and promotion of this breed. The PTCA currently has members from 43 states and 14 countries (

The club’s mission is to enhance the lives of those who share their homes with Patterdales through mutual interest and education. It’s a great way to learn more about your favourite breed, get involved in rescue efforts, expand your network, and make new friends. You will be able to meet other Patterdale terrier owners and breeders and gain advice on the breed.

Becoming a member of the PTCA is easy! You do not have to be familiar with your breed to become a member, you can be any age or gender. All you have to do is print out our membership application (below) and fill it out. Then mail it in with your check for $15.00 (U.S.) to the address listed here:

Patterdale Terrier Club of America
P.O. Box 1040
Hillsboro Beach FL 33759

For more information on the Patterdale terriers, please visit our breed’s site at The PTCA also has a facebook group you can join which is located here:

Are you based in the USA and a member of The Patterdale Terrier Club of America? If so, I’d love to hear from you – please comment below, or email me: and let me know how you are getting on.

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