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Breed Standards for the Welsh Terrier

 

 

General Appearance:

This is a square-proportioned, compact, sturdy dog of medium size

 

 

Head:

Head rectangular; Small, almond-shaped eyes; Small, V-shaped ears, folding just above level of skull

 

 

Tail:

Carried upright, docked to level of occiput

 

 

Color:

Deep tan with black or grizzle jacket

 

 

Size:

Weight:  male:  35 – 40 lb; female:  30 – 35 lb

Height:   male: 18- 19”; female:  17-18”

 

 

Gait:

Its gait is free and effortless, with good reach and drive.

 

 

Coat:

Its coat is double, with a short, soft undercoat and a hard, dense, wiry outer coat

 

 

Temperament:

Mild-mannered, playful and mischievous

 


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