Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog

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Male 18 – 24 pounds (8 – 11 kg)
Female 18 – 24 pounds (8 – 11 kg)

Male 8 – 11 inches (20 – 28 cm)
Female 8 – 11 inches (20 – 28 cm)

The coat is about 2 inches (5 cm) long with a soft and hard hairs.

Coat Colors:
Pepper, Mustard.

Life span:
12 – 15 years.

Health Issues:
Glaucoma, Epilepsy, Back problems.


Dog Breed Info

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is one of the oddest looking dog breeds in the world. They have long bodies with a curve on their back and their front legs are shorter than their hind ones. They are courageous, determined and make excellent companions for family members. They don’t always get along well with other dogs in the household and they might want to be the center of attention.

You are going to need a lot of patience to train your Dandie Dinmont. For some reason, this breed gets bored from repeating constant tasks. His training must be fun for him . That will make your job easier and the Dandie may not find it repetitive and boring.

A good way to begin his training could be enrolling him in one of those obedient classes for puppies , so he begins adapting to other environments and other dogs. You may also want to invite friends home more often, so your Dandie develops his hability to socialize.