Patterdale Terrier Temperament

So, you’re thinking about getting a Patterdale terrier? It’s a brave decision! Don’t get me wrong, I adore high energy breeds such as the Patterdale terrier and Jack Russell Terrier. But there’s a lot you should know about the patterdale terrier temperament before you commit to owning a dog of this breed.

Strong Prey Drive

Patterdale terriers were originally bred for hunting foxes and badgers on farmland in Cumbria. This prey drive is kind of in their genes and difficult to get rid of. You will need to bear in mind that recall can be a…