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Welsh Terrier Breed Profile

Welsh Terrier fact file

KC Group: terrier
Size: small
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: moderate
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: low
Grooming: moderate
Jogging partner: yes

A compact dog of charming character and a great companion for kids. obedient, happy and cheerful, non-aggressive but will hold its own.

Welsh Terrier Character

A great companion and one who will accept obedience training. Is able to take the rough and tumble of children's play, but not at all aggressive. He will however, hold his own if attacked by another dog. They generally prefer to be the only dog in the household, but if raised from puppy hood with others, it shouldn't be a problem.

Welsh Terrier Size

Small to medium - the Breed Standard stipulates the height at shoulder to not exceed 39cm. Weight: 9-9.5kg.

Welsh Terrier Health

A healthy, robust dog. Very little breed-specific issues. Skin allergies are reported, but keeping the coat well brushed and feeding a good quality food will help.

Welsh Terrier Special Care

A relatively easy dog to live with - but you will have to learn how to look after their coat.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.