Welsh Terrier dog breed - photos and description
Pictures of the breed
The main features of the breed
|Virtually do not need care
|Sheds very little or almost no shedding
|Need for activity:
|Need vigorous daily exercise
|Tolerance of loneliness:
|Type of wool:
|Friendly to strangers:
|A bit difficult to learn
|Hunting, Companions, Watch dogs
|Tendency to bark:
|They love to bark
The Welsh Terrier is one of the oldest terriers. The breed was developed in Wales, England. An energetic and adventurous mink hound, it is similar in appearance to the Ardelle terrier but smaller in size. They are fearless, playful and loyal. This dog is people-oriented and does not show aggression towards them. However, they have a strong hunting instinct and are very active, which can cause breeding problems.
The Welsh Terrier is a popular breed in the UK. Despite its small size, this is a real hunter. The dog is accustomed to catching small burrowing animals and birds. When hunting, they are bold, fearless and aggressive towards animals. However, in relation to people it is an affectionate, obedient, kind and meek dog. He can be a faithful companion and best friend for an active owner.
This breed can also be used as a guard or bodyguard. The Welsh Terrier is not aggressive towards people, but due to its sensitive sense of smell, which can detect a stranger from a distance, it will bark in warning. This dog is fearless and always strives to protect its owner and family members. Due to these qualities, the Welsh Terrier is sometimes used by the police and customs to search for dangerous goods.
The breed is not suitable for obedient people, domestic dogs and inexperienced owners. The Welshman's pronounced hunting instinct and high activity level can become a problem. This breed is not a domestic dog, but a dangerous bull terrier for small animals.
The Welsh Terrier is a cheerful and curious dog. They are always on the move, love everything new, participate in all the activities of their owners and are the center of attention. They become attached to all family members and can be affectionate and intrusive in expressing their emotions. They don't like being alone and don't like being ignored. They can get sick if they are separated from their owners for a long time.
Finds a common language with children, loves to joke and joke with them. For children of primary school age, a dog is a loyal friend, playmate and protector. The Welsh dog does not tolerate rudeness and is very dominant. If a child teases, pulls or insults a dog, it will not bite, but it may snap and growl.
They are friendly towards visitors and do not show aggression. However, the dog is sensitive to people and quickly recognizes those who are up to no good, and boldly rushes to their defense. They protect the site and the house from all small animals and do not tolerate rodents. The Welshman often comes into conflict with other dogs, even if they are larger in size. A Welshman can live peacefully in the same house with a cat only if they were raised together from an early age.