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Norfolk Terrier Info

Norfolk Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 10-10" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 2-3 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 10-12 lbs Hair Length: Long, Medium Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Norfolk Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 10 lbs that can reach 12 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 Norfolk Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Norfolk Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 2 to 3 puppies.

Norfolk Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin England Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Norfolk Terrier Temperament

spunky, energetic dog and is always in the mood to play, especially with children. The Norfolk Terrier loves being a part of the family. This breed will dig if not given something to occupy its quick mind.

Health Problems

choke collars must not be used with this breed as they have sensitive tracheas. Also, adult teeth may begin to grow in over baby teeth. Some Norfolk Terriers may suffer from eye and back problems

Norfolk Terrier Coat

Norfolk Terrier Dog Colors

Red, Black and Tan, Grizzle and Wheaton.

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