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Welsh Terrier

Overview

The Welsh Terrier is fast and swift yet compact cohort. It is always eager to do an action and amusement. To dig and to swim is the craze of this breed. It was just bred independent hunting, full of intelligence and self-governing. Lively and happy Welsh Terriers yearn to pass their time having fun and enjoyment. Fully energetic Welsh Terriers are highly intelligent and like nothing but to fetch, to swim, run and to dig outsides. This breed is very responsive to the obedience training. Though, it is amazingly active outdoors but also appreciate a few downtimes. It has a stable nature and can get along notably with kids. This is cohort, friendly and lively, smart breed. Their brilliant intelligence and the wish to please are manifestation of their wonderful attitude. Friendly Welsh Terriers are outgoing to humans and other dogs as well. Typically tolerant with children Welsh terrier can endure a little of violent play but it cannot be easy to housetrain. This breed is fit for the family which has active and young members. Being a terrier it likes to chase the things so care is mandatory never left it alone off lead except in a fenced area. With compact built, the Welsh terriers have the rectangular head, V shaped ears and almond shaped wide set eyes. They possess the rough wiry coat which ever meets in tan and black colors. These dogs must require having their coat to be pluck several times per annum and the busy facial hair must be combed two times per week. Being an intelligent but self governing dog to train it can be unique and a fun to make them as you want. They respond well to positive obedience training. These active dogs never left alone for a long time because it makes them bore and they may tend to be destructive. To avoid the boring it must require at least a brisk walk daily. Their weight is 20 to 21 pounds and height is about 15 inches. The life expectancy for this breed is 10 to 12 years usually.

Welsh Terrier History

some time ago it was called the Black and Tan wire haired terrier, and it was developed in Wales, for the purpose of hunting, especially with fox, badger and otter. In 1884, the breed was initially shown in England and in 1888; this breed was brought to the USA first time by Prescott Lawrence. Its most common talents are agility, hunting, watchdog, tracking, and performing tricks. In 1888 AKC recognized it as a breed and placed it in terrier group.

Welsh Terrier Life Expectancy

Welsh Terrier’s life expectancy is normally 10 to 12 years.

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Welsh Terrier Appearance

Well proportioned Welsh terriers are medium in size and have compact frame that is covered with wiry and bristly coats. They have rectangular head, V-shaped ears, almond shaped eyes that are wide set and coloring brown. Usually, Welsh terriers groomed to have bushy, drooping beard. Their strong neck is sloping down to the deep chest. It possesses a short back and its tail is medium in length which point in a straight line. They have a rough and wiry coat that meets in tan, reddish and black or grizzle colors.

Welsh Terrier Weight and Height

Their weight is 20 to 21 pounds and height is about 15 inches.

Welsh Terrier Temperament

Active, playful and cordial Welsh terriers are with no aggression. Sometimes it can be bad due to getting some boring while left alone for a long time. Remember, when it gets bore can turn to be destructive. It may tend to be stubborn and create dog aggression in it if not properly trained. Typically it is tremendous family canine. Generally, it is cohort with humans and other dogs and can be trustworthy for children. They can get along children but endure a little bit rough play. They can protect their territory and can have tendency to protect the owner as well. They are so much alert and can bark when sense the something unusual on their environment. .

It is always eager to do an action and amusement. To dig and to swim is the craze of this breed. It was just bred independent hunting, full of intelligence and self-governing. Lively and happy Welsh Terriers yearn to pass their time having fun and enjoyment. Fully energetic Welsh Terriers are highly intelligent and like nothing but to fetch, to swim, run and to dig outsides. This breed is very responsive to the obedience training. Though, it is amazingly active outdoors but also appreciate a few downtimes. It has a stable nature and can get along notably with kids. This is cohort, friendly and lively, smart breed. Their brilliant intelligence and the wish to please are manifestation of their wonderful attitude. Friendly Welsh Terriers are outgoing to humans and other dogs as well. Typically tolerant with children Welsh terrier can endure a little of violent play but it cannot be easy to housetrain. This breed is fit for the family which has active and young members. Being a terrier it likes to chase the things so care is mandatory never left it alone off lead except in a fenced area.

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Welsh Terrier with children and other pets

It is friendly to the people and can get along the children but endure the rough play a bit only. If it not socialized well it may be destructive. It has a chasing instinct of terriers so it can be danger for small pets at home because it was bred to hunt them.

Welsh Terrier Care and Grooming

This breed requires a regular grooming and require its coat must be clipped or plucked many times a year. However, the bushy facial hair must be combed two times per week. This breed is little to no shedding. They must be combed and brushed many times a week. Ear must be cleaned to avoid any ear infection. Its teeth must be cleaned regularly..

Welsh Terrier Health Issues

This breed has not much health issues. Some of them may prone to skin irritations and eye problems.

Welsh Terrier Training

Though, the Welsh terriers are very intelligent dogs but can tend to be difficult for housetrain. It has tendency to work independently and to think for themselves. With the repetition of method of the training it can get bore very easily. Their obedience can be big problem. Remember, these dogs are creative and can found their own way to have adventure if it feel boring in their training. So the training must have verity and some fun in it, by this way you can make them obedient as you like. The trainer who knows how to command over such kind of breeds is recommended for these dogs to train. It will be best for these dogs to housebreak them at as early as possible. Early socialization and Obedience training is recommended for this breed.

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Welsh Terrier Exercise

It is an untiring breed. It requires to be taken on a daily brisk walk or run and jog. It would like to play with a ball and to run and to skip off the leash in the open places. It also likes to chase the something that moves. Be cautious when you have these dogs off the lead. If they are sufficiently exercised can suitable for apartments, very active indoor with a sufficient small yard is best.

Welsh Terrier Recognition

It is Recognized by ACR, AKC, APRI, ANKC, CKC, CKC, FCI, UKC, KCGB, NKC, NZKC, DRA, CRC, DRK, IRK, NAPR

Welsh Terrier Group

Terrier, AKC Terrier.

Welsh Terrier Good Names

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