Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier
Terrier Group

Welsh Terrier - General Information

Weight: male: 35-40, female: 30-35 lbs

Height: male: 18-19, female: 17-18 inches

Color(s): deep tan with black or grizzle jacket

Character: The Welsh Terrier has a great sense of humor and makes a good child's companion, given the child knows how to properly handle a dog with this level of energy. Long legged, this breed is an excellent jumper/hopper and will be sure to give everyone a good laugh.
Temperament: Intelligent, sweet, lively, and eager to please, the Welsh Terrier does well in a family environment. He is generally good around children providing the children to not overly pester, and does well with other animals. This breed should always be properly socialized at an early age.

Care: The Welsh Terrier should have at least weekly brushing to remove loose or dead hair. Regular bathing is not necessary, however a wipe down with a damp or dry washcloth should remove most dirt, if any. The beard of this breed should be cleaned regularly.

Training: Being a terrier and of high energy, this breed should always have a variety of training methods. A firm yet gentle hand is a must, and the handler should always remain consistent. Given the proper training, this breed does very well in obedience, agility, and flyball.

Activity: The Welsh Terrier is a very energetic breed, however he does do well in a home environment. A small yard is best as this breed loves to play catch and would do well in a fenced in yard. However, he can do well without a yard if given sufficient exercise.