In Wales Welsh Terriers were used for hunting, mainly badger, fox, and otter. Their role was to do down into dens and drive out their prey. This activity suited their outgoing and energetic nature. In modern life, Welsh Terriers are well suited to families with children and other pets. Welsh Terriers are obedient, making them quite easy to train. This dog breed tends to be reserved around strangers, preferring to be with their owner and family. They are a dog that thrives on human affection. If you buy a Welsh Terrier puppy you should expect daily walks, playing with a ball, swimming and a puppy that loves to dig.
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Small / Toy
12 to 16 years
Welsh Terriers originated form Wales. They have had many names over the years. Originally they were called the Black and Tan Wire Haired Terrier, Old English Terrier and then the Old Reddish Black Wirehaired Terrier.
Energy Level:The Welsh Terrier is quite energetic and easily bored.
Exercise Needs:The Welsh Terrier needs a daily walk and time to play and run around in a large area.
Training Compatability:The Welsh Terrier is very easy to train. Very intelligent breed.
Popular Welsh Terrier Cross-Breeds:
Wowauzer - Welsh Terrier x Miniature Schnauzer
Welsh Terriers feature a black or grizzle jacket which spreads onto the neck, tail and upper thighs. The remainder of the dog’s coloring is tan.
The Welsh Terrier is:
Grooming:Your Welsh Terrier will need to be groomed once a week.
Coat Length:The Welsh Terrier has a medium-length coat.
Shedding:The Welsh Terrier does not shed.
Welsh Terriers do not shed. They grow a thick and wiry coat.
Eye infections, Skin Allergies
Welsh Terriers are easy eaters.
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