Norwich Terrier Breed Profile
Among the qualities of the Norwich Terrier is that they are courageous, intelligent, assertive, active, independent and highly affectionate.
This breed of dog is excellent with children and is great for families.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan for this breed of dog is around 12 to 16 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 11 to 12 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog include but are not limited to epilepsy, narrow tracheas, luxating patellas, hip dysplasia, mitral valve disease, and incorrect bites
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be done with patience on part of the owner. Shedding is average, brush daily to maintain.
Best Owner Compatibility
Can be suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in, and has lots of love and attention to give. These dogs need LOTS of exercise.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can expect to pay an average of around $2,500 per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.
This breed of dog makes for a great watchdog.
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