Norwich Terrier

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The Norwich Terrier was originally developed in England in the 19th century to exterminate vermin and later they got specialized in fox hunting. The average height of a Norwich Terrier is 7 inches to 11 inches weighing about 5 to 10 pounds. They have a lifespan of 10 to 14 years.


Originally developed in England to exterminate vermin and hunt foxes the Norwich Terriers is very intelligent and highly trainable. He has a lot of good characteristics such as being happy, feisty, affectionate, energetic, adaptable and very loyal to his owner and his family. The Norwich Terrier loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he might become anxious and might become very loud and destructive. The Norwich Terrier is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference if you want to have a well behaved dog.

Norwich Terrier Training:

Norwich Terrier is a very intelligent dog breed. They can learn new commands very quickly which makes them quite easy to train. Usually they enjoy any type of activity so training will not be a problem for them. In fact it can be something that they will really enjoy.

 Norwich Terrier Shedding:

Shedding should not concern you at all if you plan to buy this type of dog breed. In fact you will never find a hair in your house because the Norwich Terrier is not a type of dog breed that sheds hair.

 Norwich Terrier Grooming:

The Norwich Terrier, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Norwich Terrier History:

The Norwich Terriers originated in England in the 19th century and was originally developed to hunt rats and other vermin. Later he also became very specialized in hunting foxes but nowadays he is mostly seen as a good family companion.

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