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Welsh Terrier Puppies
Description: Bold and spirited, the Welsh Terrier is similar to the Airedale Terrier and Lakeland Terrier in appearance. A true terrier at heart, they are not as hot-headed as some of the other terriers. They are affectionate dogs who have outgoing natures making them ideal family pets. Welsh Terriers are reserved around strangers, and make brave watchdogs. Welsh Terriers are a game, alert, aware, and spirited breed. But at the same time, Welsh Terriers are friendly and show self control. Welsh Terriers are intelligent and have a desire to please which is evident in their attitude. Being of smaller size than their relatives the Airedale Terriers, they are of good size with small drop ears and docked tails. Welsh Terriers are sometimes referred to as "Welshies", and usually have black and tan colorations. They have wiry, abundant fur that is hard to the touch. With somewhat of a beard and a fringe on their legs, the Welshie is an interesting looking breed with a curious personality.
Height: 14 -
and tan as well as black, grizzle and tan. It is free of black penciling on
the toes and black below the hocks is undesirable.
Welsh Terriers are active and playful. They are very curious, sometimes too
much for their own good. They are an intelligent and game breed, ready for
any kind of fun. They are friendly and outgoing with all kinds of people.
Welsh Terriers are spirited, courageous and bold dogs.
Watch-dog: Very High.
Welsh Terriers are very inquisitive and intelligent.
Care and Exercise:
Brush the Welsh Terrier three times per week, bathe when necessary.
Regular trimming of their coat is needed if they are being shown, preferably
by hand-stripping. Their coats need to be stripped twice a year. Clipping
the dog's coat is a popular alternative. Regular daily exercise is also needed,
on or off the leash. They enjoy their exercise. Welsh Terriers enjoy a game
of ball or a run in the countryside. They also enjoy swimming.
Activity: Very High. This
breed requires a lot of exercise.
Health Issues: Epilepsy, glaucoma, skin allergies and thyroid problems.
Life Span: 10 - 12 years.
Country of Origin:
First Registered by the AKC:
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