News Categories

Recent Posts

How to make your garden dog friendly

12th April 2018

How to make your garden dog friendly When you are...

Continue reading

Today’s Tech = Better Flea Treatment + Medication For Pets

8th April 2018

Today’s Tech = Better Flea Treatment + Medication For Pets...

Continue reading

Dog and puppy house training – the modern way!

30th March 2018

All dogs are pre-programmed to soil outside their nest, so...

Continue reading

Lancashire Heeler Dog Breed


Category: Pastoral
Origin: Great Britain
Other Names:
Size: Small
Lifespan: 12-13 years
Living Area: Any
Exercise: Medium
Grooming: Low

Although uncertain, this breed is though to involve the Manchester Terrier and Welsh Corgi and dates back to the the mid 1800s. It is believed that the Corgi’s used to drive cattle from Wales to Lancashire were cross breed with Manchester Terrier’s enroute. Some strains of the Dachshund are also belived to exist.

There are two types of the Lancashire Heeler. One known as the Butchers Heeler and the other slightly larger dog know as the Ormshirk Heeler. Although used for herding, they retain many terrier instincts for rabbiting and ratting. These sturdy dogs are alert and energetic and are affectionate to their owners.

In 1978 the Lancashire Heeler Club was formed and in 1981 the breed was recognised by the British Kennel Club.