Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Lancashire Heeler Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originated in Britain for use in cattle herding. Became extinct when modern transport took over the role of moving cattle to market. The breed was recreated in 1960 using the Welsh Corgi and Manchester Terrier. Does not retain any of the original cattle herding instincts, but is a potential rabbit and rat catcher. An alert and pleasant companion; makes a good guard dog. Not readily obedience trained and not always good with children. Tough, active, stoic breed. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Lancashire Heeler Club: https://www.thelancashireheelerclub.co.uk/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. US Heeler Club: http://unitedstateslancashireheelerclub.us/.