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Welsh Terrier

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