Breed group : Terrier, Non-Sporting
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GENERALBreed group: Terrier, Non-Sporting Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 10-25 lbs Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 11-17 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Patton Terrier hybrid is a mix of breed developed from 50% Patterdale Terrier and 50% Boston Terrier breeds. This breed is very smart, alert and makes wonderful watchdogs. As very energetic dogs, they need daily long walks and challenging activities to keep them balanced and happy.
The breed's coat color usually comes in black or black with streaks of white in the chest area.
Their short to medium length coat should be regularly brushed to keep them shiny and healthy.
The Patton Terriers are very intelligent, alert and wonderful watchdogs. Not only that they are smart, they are also very eager to learn and please their owners which makes them easy to train. They tend to have behavioral problems if their humans doesn't have strong leadership skills.
Grooming this breed should be easy for their short-haired coat. Bathing should be done as needed. Health and hygiene should be kept on top shape as there are several health issues that could be inherited from their Boston Terrier bloodline.
This breed is not easy to train for obedience. The humans around the dog need to display strong leadership skills to be the pack leader. You do not want this dog to take over the as the alpha as it could develop to unwanted behavioral problems. Authority of the pack leader should be displayed to this dog. A gentle, firm and consistent training should be provided to make training successful.
The Patton Terrier needs a regular long walk and play activities in a secure area to burn excess energy. They may be small in size which might make you think indoor walking, running and playing should be enough but in reality, it is not. Dogs in the Terrier group needs to satisfy their hunting instinct which is to sniff and run outdoors.