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Norfolk Terrier

Norfolk Terrier Dog Breed Information

Breed: Norfolk Terrier
Alphabetically: N
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Color: Black & Tan, Red, Wheaten, Grizzle
Life Expectancy: 12 – 15 years
Height: 23 – 25 cm
Weight: 5 – 5,4 kg
Litter Size: 2 - 5 puppies
Hypoallergenic: Yes
This lovable little dog is among the smallest of the working terriers. It has a short, strong, sturdy body with strongly boned legs and a fox like muzzle with large solid teeth. The eyes are dark and expressive.

The ears are hanging and tight to the cheeks. The tail is docked by half. Their coats are wiry and straight and come in red, wheaten, tan, black & tan, grizzle, and occasionally with white markings. The faces sport jaunty whiskers and eyebrows.

Temperament: Self-confidence, Fearless, Companionable, Happy, Spirited, Lovable

Health Problems: Norfolks do have incidences of mitral valve disease, luxating patellas, and incorrect bites (where the teeth do not align with the breed standard, i.e. overshot or undershot).

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