Sealyham Terrier

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This breed is quieter than most terriers but when they bark it can be heard very well. They are eager little workers, and are said to be easy to live with. They make excellent watchdogs.PURPOSE OF BREED:The Sealyham Terrier is a sturdy short-legged breed of dog developed to go after badgers. They were also used for other general vermin destruction.AVERAGE LITTER SIZE:5 puppies

Country of origin: 
Wales
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 10.5in (26cm) - FEMALE : 10.5in (26cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 24lbs (11kg) - FEMALE : slightly smaller
Grooming: 

The coat of this terrier is weather resistant. Its outer coat is hard and wiry, and its undercoat is soft and dense. Sealyham Terriers require skilled stripping to keep their coats in working form. Their color is primarily a white base with possibly lemon, tan, or badger colors on their body or head.

Common ailments: 

Back and knee problems

Trivia: 
The Sealyham Terrier derives its name from Sealy Ham, Haverfordwest, Wales, the estate of Captain John Edwards, who developed from obscure ancestry a strain of dogs noted for their prowess in quarrying badger, fox and otter.ÿÿÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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