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Common described as a “big dog in a small dog package”, the Lakeland Terrier stands no more than 15 inches at the shoulder and weighs just about 17 pounds, females may be slightly smaller in height and weight. They have unique V-shaped ears, rectangular head, and straight front.

This breed is believed to be one of the oldest of the British terriers. They were originally developed for hunting and killing foxes. Lakeland terriers were developed in the county of Cumberland in England and it was named after the beautiful Lake District.

This is a wonderful dog breed with amazing qualities. Only two dogs have won both in Crufts in London and Westminster in New York, a Lakeland Terrier named Champion Stingray of Derryabah is one of them. It is recommended that you take out Lakeland Terrier pet insurance as soon as you purchase your dog to provide comprehensive financial protection to your furry friend against medical expenses, accidents, illness, surgery, and hospitalization.

Pets can become critically ill at any age but the chances of developing critical illnesses increase at an older age. Besides, no pet insurance company in Canada covers pre-existing condition. In other words, if you wait until your pet falls ill before taking out Lakeland terrier pet insurance coverage, you may probably not be able to access comprehensive pet insurance coverage. This is why it is advisable to take out coverage for your furry friend as soon as possible.

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Why Lakeland Terriers Pet Insurance Is Important

The cost of veterinary care and treatment is on the increase, thanks to the advancement in veterinary medicine. The good news is that most pet-related medical issues are now treatable but this comes at a cost.

In other words, you may have to fork over thousands of dollars just to treat your dog. While you may be able to do anything for your furry friend, you could have saved a lot of money if you took out Lakeland terriers pet insurance earlier.

The right Lakeland terriers pet insurance will cover most medical conditions your pet might develop with few exclusions, restrictions, and limitations. With proper care and treatment, your pet will be able to live until old age and also serve you better.

When you take out Lakeland terriers pet insurance, you are not just protecting your pet, you are also protecting your finances. This will help you to access and leverage the best veterinary treatment available without having to spend a lot of money on it.

Here is a list of common sicknesses Lakeland Terriers might develop:

  • Lens luxation
  • Legg-Calves-Perthes disease
  • Von Willebrand’s disease
  • Distichiasis
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma, etc.

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Lakeland Terriers Pet Insurance Statistics

Origin: UK (England)

Average height: 14 – 15 inches (male), slightly smaller (female)

Average weight: 17 pounds (male), slightly smaller (female)

Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years

Dog Breed Group: Terrier Group

Exercise Requirements: More than 40 minutes per day

Colors: Black, Blue, Black & Tan, Wheaten, Red, Grizzle & Tan

Temperament: Intelligent, Friendly, Bold, Independent, Trainable, Confident.

Health: They are healthy overall but prone to conditions like distichiasis, cataracts, lens luxation, von Willebrand’s disease, Legg-Calves-Perthes disease, glaucoma, etc.

Energy level: High

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Lakeland Terriers Pet Insurance News

Crystal Davies, a Manning woman, was excited that her four-year-old Lakeland terrier, Scout, would compete at 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Scout was invited to the Westminster Dog Show after competing in several shows in the United States. Up to the time, he has been participating in competitions for three-and-a-half years.

Davies said she has always dreamed to be in Westminster. “I remember watching it when I was very little and the whole time I was like, ‘I’m going to go there someday’.” She also thinks her dog knows he’s about to embark on a memorable trip.

Scout’s handler and breeder Torri Alloway helped her to prepare the dog for the event. The preparation included grooming him and making him ready for the show. Davies said the dog is easily distracted at times, so they also helped to keep his mind focused on the job at hand.

Scout, whose full name is GCH Northcote’s Fire Ranger and sired by CH Northcote’s No Doubt, won Best of Opposite Sex in the prestigious show. This is an excellent performance considering the show is for the bests of the best.

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Lakeland Terriers Pet Insurance FAQ

Are Lakeland Terriers prone to separation anxiety?

As a companion dog, Lakeland terriers may suffer from distress due to separation anxiety when left alone for long. As a matter of fact, any dog can suffer from separation anxiety when left alone for long.

Are Lakeland Terriers aggressive?

If he is not well socialized at an early age, Lakeland Terriers may be aggressive. He may also be given to unwanted behaviors such as excessive barking.

How soon does pet insurance take effect?

If your pet is diagnosed with a medical condition, you will be required to wait for some days before claiming on the coverage. The waiting period usually varies from one pet insurance company to the other but most insurers have a waiting period of 14 days for illness and 48 hours for accidents.

Can you get pet insurance after diagnosis?

In the event that your Lakeland terrier is diagnosed with a medical condition before the start date of your pet insurance policy, the Lakeland terriers pet insurance coverage will exclude the medical condition. In other words, you may be able to access coverage for other conditions but not the diagnosed medical condition.

What medical conditions are common with Lakeland Terriers?

Several medical conditions are common with Lakeland Terriers. Examples include distichiasis, cataracts, lens luxation, von Willebrand’s disease, Legg-Calves-Perthes disease, glaucoma, etc.

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