Lancashire Heeler

Lancashire Heeler – Photo by

Lancashire Heeler

Also known as: Ormskirk Heeler, Ormskirk Terrier

Place of Origin: Lancashire, England

Height at shoulder: 10 to 12 inches (25 – 30 cm).

Weight: 6 to 13 pounds (3 – 6 kg).

Coat Type: Tight flat coat with harsh texture

Color: Black and tan or liver and tan.

Ears: Upright or folded with lift.

Tail: Long, high set

Lancashire Heeler herding dairy cows to the milk barn – Photo by

Lancashire Heeler – Photo by

To learn about using herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

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