The Welsh Terrier is very friendly, intelligent, energetic, and outgoing making him a wonderful companion. This breed is not as energetic at most terriers, however is lively and makes a great catch companion.
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.
Does your Welsh Terrier bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety
is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
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.
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.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet
The Welsh Terrier has a very short coat. Resembling the coat of the Airedale Terrier, it is short, dense, hard, and wiry. The coat should always be close and abundant on this breed.
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. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay
is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Welsh Terrier puppy.
Consider crate training
if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
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. Socialization
is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Male: 18-19; Female: 17-18 inches
deep tan with black or grizzle jacket
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