Patton Terrier

Breed Rating


Intelligence:
Trainability:
family friendly:
Dog friendly:
Watch/guard dog:
Affection / Dependance:
Energy:
Playfulness:
Exercise needed:
Space needed:
Aggressiveness:
Tendency to bark:
Grooming:
Aggressiveness:
Tendency to bark:
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Breed Attributes

General

Breed group:     Type: Hybrid    Talent:

Physical

Size: Small     Weight: 10-25 lbs     Fur length: Short    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled

ATTRIBUTES

Life Expectancy: About 11-17 years    Rarity: Uncommon    Availability: Hard to find    Climate: Good for every climate.

Breed Details

General

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.

Color

The breed's coat color usually comes in black or black with streaks of white in the chest area.

Coat

Their short to medium length coat should be regularly brushed to keep them shiny and healthy.

Personality

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.

Care

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.

Training

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.

Activity

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.

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