- Dog Breed Group
- Terrier Dogs
- Origin of Breed
- England, farm dog and ratter.
- Life Expectancy
- 12 - 14 Years
- All shades of red, wheaten, black and tan, or grizzle
- Hard, wiry and straight.
- Exercise Needs
- Should have daily exercise such as a walk on a leash but a boisterous play session will also suffice.
- The Norwich Terrier is alert and friendly. He is a feisty, busy, curious little dog. He is a quick learner but does have a mind
- Good with Children
- Good with children, if raised with them. Enjoys the company of other dogs, needs socialization to cats.
- Grooming Needs
- Daily combing and brushing of his shaggy coat is suggested. Take extra care when shedding. You may want to have him professional
- Average Size - Male (in)
- Maximum 10
- Average Size - Female (in)
- Maximum 10
- Average Weight - Male (lbs)
- Average Weight - Female (lbs)
- Health Issues
- Cardiomyopathy, patellar luxation.v
- Living Conditions
- Ideal for an apartment as long as he receives sufficient exercise.
The Norwich Terrier is a native breed of Norfolk, England. His coat is generally short and smooth on the head and ears. He is a powerful dog for his size with a tight-lipped mouth and a scissors bite. A small, portable an adaptable breed he makes a delightful companion who loves to hunt, dig and investigate. It is thought that during the late half of the nineteenth century near Cambridge England a small Irish Terrier was crossed with the Yorkshire Terrier to produce a small red and often black and tan "Cantab" terrier. Originally considered a farm dog and ratter.
The Norwich Terrier is a playful little dog with most endearing ways.
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