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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:  
Behavior:  
Physical: Some lines are prone to skin and eye problems.
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