The Life of Animals | Lancashire Heeler | The coat is hard and smooth, with a first layer that keeps the dog dry in all weather. The watchman, friendly, energetic, intelligent, playful, and a pleasant companion. Personality ranging from playful to energenic lazy and chatty. The Lancashire Heeler has a life expectancy of 12-15 years or more. The three most serious conditions that can affect Heelers are Collie eye abnormalities, primary lens luxation and persistent pupillary membranes. Besides these eye diseases, dogs of this breed can suffer patella accurate data on the origin of the breed is unknown.
Gwen Heelers Mackintosh began in the 1960s to breed. Along with other enthusiasts, the Lancashire Heeler Club was founded in 1978. The breed was recognized as a breed native endangered by the Kennel Club in 2006, which means that the annual figures of the application have registered 300 or less for the race in 2006, 173 Heelers in the UK, in 2007, continued to decline 146
Lancashire Heelers compete in dog agility, obedience, rally obedience, showmanship, flyball, and herding events. Herding instincts and ability to learn is measurable competitive herding tests. Lancashire Heelers exhibiting basic herding instincts can be trained to compete in herding trials