Welsh Terrier Breed Profile
Among the qualities of the Welsh Terrier are that they are vigilant, cheerful, affectionate, intelligent, loving, loyal, hardy, curious and playful.
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.
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.
The average cost for this breed of dog is around $800+. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.
This breed of dog makes for a good watchdog.
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