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Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier" Compare Glen of Imaal Terrier and Tibetan Terrier. Which is better: Glen of Imaal Terrier or Tibetan Terrier or Lakeland Terrier?
Name Glen of Imaal Terrier Tibetan Terrier Lakeland Terrier
OriginsIreland Tibet England
Group Hunting Dogs Companion Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank158101138
Reviews000
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Other Names Glen, Glennie, Irish Glen Of Imaal Terrier Tsang Apso, Dokhi Apso Patterdale Terrier, Fell Terrier, Cumberland Terrier, Westmoreland Terrier
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2004 as a Terrier breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1973 as a Non-Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1934 as a Terrier breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Large and medium sized Terriers section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Tibetan breeds section. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Large and medium sized Terriers section.
Breed Recognition No set American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club Club Espanol De Terriers
Price $800-$1000 $1200-$2000 $1200-$1800

General Appearance - Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier

Size Medium Medium Small
Weight 34-36 pounds (15.5-16.5 kg) 18-30 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg) Male: 17 pounds (7.7 kg), Female: 15 pounds (6.8 kg)
Avg. Weight 35 pounds (15.5-16.5 kg) 24 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg) Male: 17 pounds (7.7 kg), Female: 15 pounds (6.8 kg)
Height 14 inches (35.5-36.5 cm) 14-17 inches (36-43 cm) 14½ inches (36.8 cm)
Avg. Height 14 inches (35.5-36.5 cm) 15.5 inches (39.5 cm) 14.5 inches (36.8 cm)

Hair & Care - Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier

Coat Dense Thick Smooth Wiry
Colors Brown Blue Black Silver Gray White Black Blue Grizzle Tan Red Wheaten Liver Black
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Glen of Imaal Terrier doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Glen of Imaal Terriers shed none to minimal.
Tibetan Terriers shed none to minimal.
Lakeland Terriers shed moderately.

Characteristics - Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier

Temperament Active Courageous Loyal Agile Gentle Spirited Affectionate Energetic Reserved Intelligent Amiable Gentle Sensitive Independent Confident Intelligent Bold Friendly Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Glen of Imaal Terriers are easy to train.
Tibetan Terriers are quite easy to train.
Lakeland Terriers are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a playful breed.
The Tibetan Terrier is a playful breed.
The Lakeland Terrier is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Glen of Imaal Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Lakeland Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Glen of Imaal Terriers are highly affectionate dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Lakeland Terriers are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Glen of Imaal Terriers need for social interaction is average.
Tibetan Terriers are a social breed.
Lakeland Terriers are a social breed.
Barking
Low: The Glen of Imaal Terrier barks none to minimal.
Low to Average: The Tibetan Terrier rarely barks.
Average: The Lakeland Terrier barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Glen of Imaal Terriers are average watchdogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average watchdogs.
Lakeland Terriers are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Glen of Imaal Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average defenders.
Lakeland Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Glen of Imaal Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Tibetan Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Lakeland Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Glen of Imaal Terriers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Tibetan Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Lakeland Terriers have a low tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Glen of Imaal Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Tibetan Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Lakeland Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Glen of Imaal Terriers have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Tibetan Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Lakeland Terriers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Lakeland Terriers are apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Glen of Imaal Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tibetan Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Lakeland Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Tibetan Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Lakeland Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier

Stranger Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Lakeland Terriers are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Lakeland Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly towards cats.
Lakeland Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Lakeland Terriers are not dog-friendly.
Office Friendly No
Glen of Imaal Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Tibetan Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Lakeland Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Tibetan Terriers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Lakeland Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Glen of Imaal Terriers do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Tibetan Terriers are generally with other pets.
Lakeland Terriers do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Glen of Imaal Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Tibetan Terriers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Lakeland Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Glen of Imaal Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Tibetan Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Lakeland Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier

Health Issues
Egészségesek Glen of Imaal Terrier fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Egészségesek Tibetan Terrier fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Lakeland Terriers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Allergies Eye Problems Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Skin Irritation Thrombopathia Cataracts Distichiasis Hip Dysplasia Hyperthyroidism Lens Luxation Patellar Luxation Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) No set
Life Expectancy 12-14 years 12-15 years 12-16 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes Yes
Energy Level
Glen of Imaal Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Tibetan Terriers are high energy dogs.
Lakeland Terriers are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Glen of Imaal Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Tibetan Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Lakeland Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Glen of Imaal Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Tibetan Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Lakeland Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 1 1/8 to 1 3/8 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Tibetan Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Lakeland Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The Glen of Imaal Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Tibetan Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Lakeland Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Tibetan Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Lakeland Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Glen of Imaal Terrier vs Tibetan Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 3-5 puppies 4-6 puppies 3-5 puppies

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