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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Info

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 8-11" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 2-4 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 18-24 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 18 lbs that can reach 24 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Dandie Dinmont Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 2 to 4 puppies.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Scotland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs small
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Temperament

hate being babied and would rather be treated as though they were regular sized dogs. Plucky and fun loving, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier can be stubborn and does not like to be obedience trained. This little dog has a big bark for its size and is protective of the family home. Dandie Dinmont Terriers may not do well with other pets unless raised with them from puppyhood. This breed is highly independent and may be reserved with strangers.

Health Problems

hypothyroidism, glaucoma and epilepsy

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Coat

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Colors

Pepper or mustard

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