Lakeland terrier

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Lake·land terrier

A terrier of a small breed developed in England for hunting foxes, having a dense wiry coat.

[After Lakeland, a region of northwest England.]
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Lakeland terrier

(Breeds) a wire-haired breed of terrier, originally from the Lake District and used for hunting
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Lake′land ter′rier

one of a breed of small terriers with a rectangular head and wiry coat, raised orig. in NW England.
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Noun1.Lakeland terrier - breed of wire-haired terrier originally from the Lake District of England and used for huntingLakeland terrier - breed of wire-haired terrier originally from the Lake District of England and used for hunting
wirehair, wirehaired terrier, wire-haired terrier - a terrier with wiry hair
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Coun Burnett, who owns a 12 year-old Lakeland Terrier called Nipper, added: 'There is something very sinister going on and it needs to be fully looked into.
The Echo reported exclusively on Saturday how the owners of a Border Lakeland Terrier pup found it beheaded and skinned at their home, in Brookfield Drive, St Mellons, on Thursday.
In a decision that will dismay field sports enthusiasts, two judges upheld the conviction and jailing of two men who were found guilty of "cruelly ill-treating" a lakeland terrier which was injured after being put into a badgers' sett.
JACK is a two-year-old Male Lakeland Terrier, he came to us because his owner became homeless.
The two puppies, a cross between a Dachshund and Lakeland Terrier, that were in a back room in the flat at the time of the fire were unharmed by the blaze.
Malcolmson, of St Michael Street, Dumfries, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to the Lakeland terrier and tortoiseshell female cat by failing to provide adequate nutrition and hydration between December 19 and January 19.
Peter is originally from Bermuda but had livedin Saltburnfor eight years before moving on to Skeltonwith his dog, a Lakeland terrier named Hobs.
Mr Bunn, 70, said he would meet a friend to walk Jack every day but,as he returned to his car to get the lead, a black Lakeland terrier ran up, tore the dog from his friend's arms and began to attack him.
Jethro is a 18-month-old Lakeland Terrier who lives with his family in Biggar Where did you get him?
Q: Marli, a three-year-old entire female Lakeland terrier, has had a few episodes of having one fit in the morning and one fit in the evening over the last 4-6 weeks.
His mother filmed the moment the Lakeland terrier was finally freed after four hours of digging.

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