Welsh Terrier Breed Profile



Personality

Among the qualities of the Welsh Terrier are that they are vigilant, cheerful, affectionate, intelligent, loving, loyal, hardy, curious and playful.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is great with family and children.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 10 to 12 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 20 to 21 lbs.

Common Diseases

The most common diseases associated with this breed of dog are skin and eye problems.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking is difficult with this breed of dog. Shedding is minimal, brush daily.

Best Owner Compatibility

This breed of dog is not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a large yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

The average cost for this breed of dog is around $800+. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog makes for a good watchdog.

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