Welsh Terrier is one of the many breeds of British Terriers. These terriers were originally bred for hunting small game such as: rodents, foxes and badgers but are now bred for shows or companionship.
The Welsh Terrier is compact, sturdy and medium in size. Their measurements are 15.5 in. (39.5 cm) in height and 20-22 lbs (9-10 kg) in weight. This terrier’s is rectangular in body shape with an elongated or brick shaped face which is contributed by the whiskers and beard.
A Non Shedding Breed
The Welsh Terrier has 2 coats: undercoat for insulation and for on top of that an abrasive fur that helps protect them from the elements. This dog does not shed but does require regular brushing or else their hair color gets a faded look from their dead hair.
The fur on the Welsh Terrier is tan colored on the head, under belly and legs and has a black or sometimes grizzled saddle (back). This terrier is suitable for both city and country living and if raised under the right hands they are a happy, energetic and rarely shy dog. So it’s up to you to bring out the best in a very lovable breed of terrier during your grooming and training activities.
Welsh Terrier – Active & Obedient
The Welsh Terrier are known to respond well to orders, also being very obedience and love anything to keep them active so that’s make the job much easier for you.
The Welsh Terrier is known for their hunting instincts and will chase almost anything such as: dry leaves, cats or even small children. This terrier has a durable healthy body with only some known health problems that include: Thyroid problems, skin allergies, glaucoma, and epilepsy. A healthy Welsh Terrier will lead an overall long life; they typically live 12-13 years if properly taken care of.
Welsh Terrier on Wikipedia