How much should I pay for a Patterdale Terrier?

How much should I pay for a Patterdale Terrier?

You should expect to pay around £250-£300 for a Patterdale terrier pup from a breeder. Patterdales are not kennel club registered and they are not pure breeds and therefore the price should not exceed around £400.

Are Patterdales good dogs?

They make for great family pets and usually get along well with children – providing children know how to handle them. Patterdale Terriers will struggle to tell small animals apart from prey, but if you introduce them to other pets from a young age, they can (and often do) learn to become great friends.

Are Patterdale Terriers yappy?

Highly energetic and intelligent, the breed needs physical and mental stimulation in order to prevent destructive behaviours around the home. The Patterdale Terrier is characteristically less yappy than some other terriers, making for a peaceful companion dog.

Is a patterdale easy to train?

Are Patterdale Terriers easy to train? Patterdales are very intelligent, so combined with the fact that they love to please, they are highly trainable dogs. Their training should start at an early age and be consistent throughout their lives, but with the correct amount, you’ll be able to teach them all sorts.

Can Patterdales live with other dogs?

They need intense socialisation to enable them to meet other dogs without intense emotion and excitement. So many are misjudged as ‘aggressive and ready to attack everything’ when in fact they want to go over and meet. Their instincts for play have to be softened and they need to become ‘mannered’.

Do Patterdales shed hair?

Yes, Patterdale Terriers will occasionally shed, which unfortunately means that they are not hypoallergenic. When it comes to grooming, the short, dense coats don’t require much attention. You should brush their coat about once per week and more during the summer months when they shed more than usual.