Sealyham Terrier Breed Profile


Among the most endearing traits of the Sealyham Terrier is that they are extremely lazy and are known to be couch potatoes. They are also calm and relaxed.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is good with children provided the children are older, well behaved, and don't tease the dog.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 15 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 lbs.

Common Diseases

Not Documented.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking can be difficult with this breed of dog as it is from the terrier group. Shedding is average, brush daily and strip the fur weekly to maintain.

Best Owner Compatibility

Not suitable for the apartment or condo dwelling. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner lives in a house and has 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

You can expect to pay upwards of around $1,550+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog is prone to obsessive barking.

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