Make your own free website on

Welsh Terrier



Photo Album

Why Adopt?

Adoption Sites

NDRC's Poll

Puppy Mills

Are You Nuts About Mutts?

To Neuter or Not to Neuter?

Breed Index

Link To Us!

Canines Online

October: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month  

Dogs in the Encyclopedia

Dog Facts

Ways To Help When You Can't Adopt

Awards I Have Won

Win My Award

Award Winners

Sign My Guestbook!        

View My Guestbook! 

What Is Rescue?

Your Dog's Age

Quiz: Are You Ready For A Dog?

What is Your Dog Saying?

How to Choose the Right Dog

Preparing for your New Dog


Books and Magazines

Taking Care of your Dog

First Aid Supplies for your Dog

First Aid 

Toxic Plants for your Dog

A Checklist for a Healthy Dog

Warm and Cold Weather Suggestions  

Dog Food


Save a Stray





Breed: Welsh Terrier
Country of Origin: England
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Hunting, tracking,
Life Span: 10-12 years
Appearance: Medium
Color: black & tan and grizzle
Coat Type: Wirey
Grooming: The Welsh Terrier 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. The dogs that are to be shown will require even greater levels of attention to their grooming. The longer hair at the feet, on the belly, and around the face, give the Welsh Terrier its typical appearance. This breed sheds little to no hair.
Height: 15 inches
Weight: 20-21 pounds
Activity Level: Medium-high
Watch Dog: No
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Medium-high
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Ok
Character: Active
Home Environment: Fenced yard or apartment
Best Owner: Loving
Potential Problems:  
Physical: Some lines are prone to skin and eye problems.