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Norfolk Terrier

Norfolk Terrier Pic
Nanfan
Photo with thanks to Garry Mason, www.geocities.com/glenhafod/

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Group Terriers (KC)

Origin / History Very similar breed to the Norwich Terrier which originates from East Anglian region of England. The main difference between the two breeds is that the Norfolk Terrier has drop ears, the Norwich Terrier has prick ears. The two breeds were divided by the Kennel Club in 1964.

They were bred for hunting rats.

 

Appearance Broad and slightly round head with drop ears.

Colours Red, black and tan, grizzle, wheaten.

Temperament

Height and Weight Both males and females are generally the same size. 23- 25 cm in height and 5 - 5.5Kgin weight.

Common Health Problems Considered an alround healthy breed. If anything, may suffer from from hypothyroidism which is a lack of thyroid hormone, sometimes breathing problems and possibly epilepsy.

Living Conditions Ideally suited to country life. If they do live in a town then they would much prefer a house with a garden.

Exercise Requirements Will make do with a standard walk a day, or a couple of short walks. Will certainly enjoy long outings if given the option. Love to be off lead and exploring the local park.

Training Requirements Fairly good at learning the basic obedience commands, although not easy to train to a high level.

Life Expectancy 13 - 14 years.

Grooming Dense coat needs brushing at least twice a week. Coat needs hand stripping every 6 months.

Famous Examples

CompleteDogsGuide Comment A lively small breed who makes a great companion for owners who like to be a little more active than most small breed or toy breed owners.

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Norfolk Terrier Photos
Norfolk Terrier
Aragorn
Norfolk Terrier
Rumba
Photo with thjanks to Michael, www.thenorfolkterrier.com
Norfolk Terrier
Cinnoman 6weeks

Photo with thjanks to Kelly Ward, www.cybercairn.com

 

 

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