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Sealyham Terrier

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UK KC Classification Terrier
Country of Origin Great Britain
Date of Origin 1870s
Height 25 - 30 cm (10 - 12 inches)
Weight 8 - 9 Kgs (18 - 20 lbs)
Life Expectancy 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Sealyham Terriers are small, sturdy, workman-like dogs. Their hard topcoat is long and wiry in texture and they can be white or white with lemon, brown, blue or badger pied markings on their head and ears.


Sealyham Terriers are alert and fearless but they have a friendly disposition.


If you are considering a Sealyham Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are suitable for hot or cold climates
They are not easy to obedience train
They may be troublesome with other dogs
They usually make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

The Kennel Club (UK) lists the Sealyham Terrier as one of the most endangered native breeds.

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