Dandie Dinmont Terrier

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Breed Group: Terrier
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Overview
A playful and affectionate dog, they make wonderful companions. Proper socialization is necessary if this breed is to be placed with small children, or non-canine animals. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is an intelligent breed that is known for easy trainability.
Character
As are most terriers, the Dandie Dinmont is independent. This breed does tend to shy away from strangers, but given the proper socialization, will thrive in new environments. This lively and beautiful little Terrier makes a wonderful companion and will bring a lot of joy.
Temperament
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier does best in a home with older children, but given the situation can make a great family pet. It is recommended that this breed not be placed with non-canine pets, however if raised from puppyhood, there should be no problems. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is an entertaining and intelligent breed that loves to play, and obey his owner.
Care
Regular brushing is necessary for this longhaired breed. This breed sheds little to no hair, however can shed lightly. Requires professional grooming if owner is not trained to do so themselves. Dead hair should be plucked. Bathe when necessary.
Coat
Crisp coat containing both soft and coarse hair. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a longhaired breed that requires quite a bit of coat maintenance to keep hair free from tangles. Hard, crisp hair should be not wiry; hair on head should be soft and silky.
Training
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier requires a firm yet gentle hand, as they can be stubborn at times. However, training is relatively simple with this intelligent breed. Does not do well with obedience training. Short attention span.
Activity
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is good for apartment life. Indoor activities should be sufficient for this small, yet sturdy breed. A small yard is recommended, but not required. Regular exercise would be best.
Weight
18-24 lbs
Height
8-11 inches
Color(s)
pepper (all shades of gray and silver) or mustard (all shades of brown and fawn). Dandie Dinmont puppies are much darker than adults.
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Dandie Dinmont Terrier varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Dandie Dinmont Terriers sold is $0.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Dandie Dinmont Terrier with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Dandie Dinmont Terrier with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Dandie Dinmont Terriers sold is $0.

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Annual cost of owning a Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Dandie Dinmont Terriers true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Dandie Dinmont Terrier Names for 2017

We've compiled the top 13 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 0 Dandie Dinmont Terrier dogs.
  • 1. Sassy
  • 2. Shandy
  • 3. Sasha
  • 4. Sandy
  • 5. Sadie
  • 6. Sabrina
  • 7. Rafael
  • 8. Harry
  • 9. Domino
  • 10. Destiny
  • 11. Dartie
  • 12. Dark Boy
  • 13. Axle

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Anonymous asked:
Are they prone to health issues like cushings or cherry eye?

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Due to the breed's elongated body, there can be back issues within the breed specifically with intervertebral discs in the dog's backs. These discs can sometimes "slip" resulting in spinal disc herniation. Following work by the breed clubs to ensure that any reoccurring health issues are dealt with, there are no especially common conditions affecting the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. However, minor issues affecting the breed can include hypothyroidism, primary closed angle glaucoma and Cushing's syndrome. The Dandie is also at slightly higher risk of canine cancer than average.

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What are the disease problems in Dandi Dinmont Terrier's?

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Dandie Dinmont Terriers are generally a healthy breed. Some are prone to glaucoma and epilepsy. Hypothyroidism can occur when the dog is older. Do not overfeed, as an overweight dog can have back problems.

Anonymous asked:
Are Dandi Dinmont Terrier's yappy dogs?

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Not generally, but every dog can be if they are not trained properly.

Anonymous

My Dandie talks to me. She sometimes barks but not often. Only if she is letting me know something is wrong. She also has a low growl when she does not like someone or something. She does "woo-woo-woo". She has a kill scream when she wants to kill a rodent. Hunting and tracking is a must do for the Dandie. Make sure you join a Hunting or Ratting Club (non-kill type) or a digging club would also be perfect.

Anonymous

They are the most wonderful breed For 40 years I have had 2 dandies Each lived to just shy of 20 years old each Best family pet Gentle loving and kind

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Are Dandi Dinmont Terriers "yappers" when alone in the home and when walking?

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Not generally, but any dog can be barky if they are not trained properly and have not had enough exercise.

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Updated: 10/20/2017