Welsh Terrier

An ancient, bearded, black and tan, sporting dog

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Description

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Life Expectancy
10-12 years
Learning Rate
High
Litter Size
3 to 6
Size
Medium
Weight
Dogs: 20-21 pounds
Bitches: 19-20 pounds
Height
Dogs: 14-16 inches
Bitches: 14-16 inches
Other Names
Welshie
Country of Origin
Wales
Groups
AKC Terriers, FCI Group III.: Terriers, TKC Terrier
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The Welsh Terrier looks like a small Airedale Terrier; it is compact and rugged-looking, with a wiry coat. The head is long, flat and rectangular, with bushy eyebrows, mustache and beard.

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This breed was originally developed in Wales to hunt otter, fox and badger in their dens and also to hunt with hounds in packs. It is an affectionate and loyal little dog; it makes an excellent family companion.

Temperament

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The Welsh Terriers are vigilant, active, cheerful and uncomplicated dogs. It is loving, loyal and hardy. The Welsh Terrier is generally brave. This is a happy, curious, playful, energetic and spunky dog. It is usually patient with children and can withstand a bit of rough play. Socialization at an early age is a must.

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The Welsh Terrier is a little calmer than other terriers. Some are very combative with other animals and some are not quarrelsome at all. It may be difficult to housebreak, especially bitches. It likes to swim and some like to dig. This dog needs a firm, consistent, but gentle hand. Early obedience training is important. Give this dog constant variety in its training. The Welsh Terrier is untiring, it is always ready to play with a ball and to run and gambol off the leash in the open countryside.

This breed likes to chase after things, so don’t let it off the lead except in an enclosed area, unless the dog is very well trained.

Colors

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Black & tan and grizzle. Puppies are born all black. The extremities then lighten gradually, leaving a black “jacket.”

Coat

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Harsh, wiry coat. It needs to have its coat plucked two, three, or more times a year depending upon the condition of the coat. It also requires grooming with a brush and comb a number of times each week. This breed sheds little to no hair.

Health Issuess

Health Issues

Generally healthy. Some lines are prone to skin and eye problems, any symptoms should be reported to a vet immediately. To minimize the risk of your Welsh Terrier developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a puppy from a reputable breeder.

Living Environment

City and country life are both suitable for a Welsh Terrier. Country life gives it a chance to show its natural expertise for ground skills but it is quite contented with daily walks and playtime afforded by city life. This breed is a den animal making it the perfect student for crate training. The crate will provide it with a small space of its own. Leaving the dog on its own when the owners have to be out for the day would not be a problem. However, the Welsh Terrier likes to dig holes and have been known to climb or jump fences. It is best to provide a suitably fenced yard and additional wire fencing at least 6 inches below ground level.

Living environment

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