Name: Welsh Terrier
Other names: Welshie, WT
Country of origin: United Kingdom, Wales
Size Type: Small Dog Breeds
Group: Terrier breed
Life span: 12 – 15 years
Temperament: Energetic, alert, intelligent, friendly
Height: 39 cm
Weight: 9.1-10.0 kg
Color: Grizzly and brown-tan, Black and brown-tan
Price of puppies: $500 – $800 USD
The Welsh Terrier was bred in England in the 19th century. The ancestors are the Welsh black and tan terriers. In 1886, the breed was first recognized by the United Kingdom Kennel Club. Two years later, the breed was presented in the United States. The Welsh Terrier is a small dog with a strong and compact body and long, stiff bristles. Legs, the bottom of the body, and head are yellow-brown; there is a black or gray “jacket” on the back. The height and length of the body are approximately the same, which makes its silhouette approximately square, with a tail. The gait and trot are the same as those of other terriers – light, quiet. The Welsh Terrier is very friendly, attracts people and other dogs, with which it is very easy to get along. Demonstrates enthusiasm and courage. The Welsh Terrier is defined by the color of its eyes and ears, posture, and gait.
The Welsh Terrier has a medium size, compact body, strong bristly feet. The underside of the torso and head are brown, the coat is black, sometimes gray, and white. The tail is docked, since the height of the dog is approximately equal to its length, the body has a square profile. The Welsh Terrier’s gait has the characteristics of a long-legged terrier, good stretching and progression. The Welsh Terrier is very friendly to people and other dogs, kind, which demonstrates his courage and kindness. The Welsh Terrier is defined by the color of its eyes and ears, posture, and gait.
The Welsh Terrier is a very brave dog, not only very attentive, active, and friendly, but also very self-controlled. Intelligence and thirst for beauty are manifested in his behavior. At shows, very aggressive or timid dogs will receive penalty points.