Norfolk Terrier Dog Breed Info

Country of origin:

Great Britain

Weight:
Male 10-12 pounds (4.5–5.5 kg)
Female 10-12 pounds (4.5–5.5 kg)

Height:
Male 10 inches (25 cm)
Female 10 inches (25 cm)

Coat:
Double coat (wiry top coat and soft downy undercoat).

Coat Colors:
Shades of red, wheaten, black and tan or grizzle.

Life span:
12 – 15 years.

Health Issues:
Back problems, genetic eye diseases.

Dog Breed Info

The Norfolk Terrier is active, courageous, sociable and the smallest of all terriers. He works in groups with other dogs , so he gets along well with them. This breed is not very common in the United States and they are hard to adapt because their broods are small.

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Despite being the smallest among the terriers, the Norfolk is very strong. He needs to exercise so he can canalize his energy ; otherwise, he will start to bark and dig hole, if you leave him in the patio.

When you take him out on a walk, always put his leash on because his hunting instinct may cause him to flee. You should be ready for such commitment for many years because he is a healthy dog who may live by your side for many years.

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