Blue Lacy

Blue Lacy

The Blue Lacy dog, also called Lacy Dog, Lacy Game Dog, Texas Blue Lacy, and Lacy Hog Dog, is a working dog that originated in the mid-19th century in Texas and it was first recognized by the Texas Senate (2001).

The Texas Blue Lacy, or Blue Lacy Dog, is a muscular medium-sized dog. Blue Lacys have a light and proportionate appearance. Their legs are strong and their bodies tend to be light. Their ears are medium-sized and fold forward. The Lacy's coat is flat, smooth and tight.

Personality

Blue Lacy dogs were bred as working dogs and therefore have incredible stamina and determination. They are very smart and easy to please, which means they are usually easy to train. Even though they are affectionate and fond of children, they may be too intense for small children. They need plenty of exercise outdoors and are not suited for apartment living. They need consistent and assertive leadership.

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12 - 16 years
Nicknames:Blue Lacy, Lacy Dog, Lacy Game Dog, Texas Blue Lacy, Lacy Hog Dog

Blue Lacy Build Information

The Texas Blue Lacy, or Blue Lacy Dog, is a muscular medium-sized dog. Blue Lacys have a light and proportionate appearance. Their legs are strong and their bodies tend to be light. Their ears are medium-sized and fold forward. The Lacy's coat is flat, smooth and tight.

Size:Medium

Behaviour and Personality

Blue Lacy dogs were bred as working dogs and therefore have incredible stamina and determination. They are very smart and easy to please, which means they are usually easy to train. Even though they are affectionate and fond of children, they may be too intense for small children. They need plenty of exercise outdoors and are not suited for apartment living. They need consistent and assertive leadership.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Blue Lacys shed, but its short and smooth coat requires minimal grooming.

Shedding:None
Grooming:Low Maintenance

Blue Lacy Common Health Conditions

According to the Blue Lacy National Kennel Club there are no health conditions reported yet. The Blue Lacy is a very healthy dog!

Blue Lacy Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

Get a Free Pet Insurance Quote

Breed Talents and Facts

There are three color varieties of the “Blue” Lacy: Blues (any shade of gray from silver to dark charcoal), Reds (from light cream to rust) and Tri colored varieties. The "Tri" combines a blue base with red markings, and may have some with colorings on the chest. The Lacy's coat is flat, smooth and tight and should be brushed regularly.

Training:Easy to Train