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Welsh Terrier Info

Welsh Terrier Breed Information

Learn all about Welsh Terriers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Welsh Terrier, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Welsh Terrier breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 10-12 years Height: 15-16" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 3-6 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 17-21 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Welsh Terrier is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 17 lbs that can reach 21 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 Welsh Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 10 to 12 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Welsh Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 6 puppies.

Welsh Terrier Breed Characteristics

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

Welsh Terrier Temperament

curious and playful dog is also intelligent and affectionate. Welsh Terriers are patient and do well with children. They enjoy swimming, playing and digging. Happy and spunky, Welsh Terriers do best with a young active family whose activities match its level of activeness.

Health Problems

skin and eye problems

Welsh Terrier Coat

Welsh Terrier Dog Colors

Black and tan; black grizzle permissible

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