So you’re looking to adopt an Lancashire Heeler, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “Small, powerful, sturdily built, alert and an energetic worker, the Lancashire Heeler works cattle but has terrier instincts when rabbiting and ratting. They have a unique characteristic called the Heeler Smile; when content, Heelers have been known to draw back their lips in an effort that emulates a human smile. In 2003, the breed was placed on the Endangered Breeds list of The Kennel Club, U.K, due to the small number of dogs composing the gene pool and the risk of several inherited diseases. The United States Lancashire Heeler ClubName: Sheryl BradburyEmail: email@example.comPhone: 816-308-2424 The Lancashire Heeler is a medium to high energy dog. Intelligent, alert and friendly, they are quick to learn new tasks. A sturdy little dog with a short, weather-resistant coat of black and tan or liver and tan, they are affectionate with their owners, always happy, talkative, and always ready for a walk. Their small size is what gives them their charm.”
An Lancashire Heeler typically ranges from 25.4cm to 30.48cm in height, and weighs from 4.082331330000001kg to 7.71107029kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for Lancashire Heeler breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically Lancashire Heeler insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.