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The Norwich Terrier is a native breed of Norfolk, England. This lovable little dog is among the smallest of the working terriers. It has a short, strong, sturdy body with strongly boned legs and a fox-like muzzle with large solid teeth. The eyes are dark and expressive and the ears are upright. The tail is docked by half. The coat is wiry and straight and come in red, wheaten, tan, black & tan, and grizzle - occasionally with white markings.
These Terrier dogs are small, portable an adaptable dogs. They make a delightful companion who loves to hunt, dig and investigate. The Norwich Terriers are active, courageous, affectionate, balanced, without any nervousness or quarrelsomeness. They love everyone and are good with children. Easy to train. They will dig and bark if left outside for long periods of time with nothing to occupy their quick minds. These lovely dogs love toys and balls and are generally good with other pets, but can be difficult to housebreak. Norwich Terriers should not be let off of their lead unless secure. They are okay joggers for short distances.

Norwich Terrier

Norwich Terrier

Life expectancy: 12 - 14 Years
Color: All shades of red, wheaten, black and tan, or grizzle
Eyes: small, dark and oval shaped with black rims
Coat type: Hard, wiry and straight.
Size: height: 10 inches, weight: 12 pounds
Health issues: Cardiomyopathy, patellar luxation
Living conditions: Ideal for an apartment as long as he receives sufficient exercise.

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