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Breeds

Norfolk Terrier


Norfolk Terrier The Norfolk Terrier breed is an offshot of the Norwich terrier, only with folded ears instead of pricked ears. Like the Norwich, Norfolk Terriers are small but highly energetic dogs. The Norfolk Terrier's Behavior Source: Wikipedia. Recommended for: pet, working dog The Norfolk Terrier dog breed is a very active breed. According to one breed standard: "Alert, gregarious, fearless and loyal. Never aggressive." The Norfolk terrier usually plays well with children. However, Norfolk Terriers are some of the smallest Terriers, so younger children should be supervised to avoid hurting these animals. Remember that breed only provides a general clue as to any individual dog's actual behavior. Make sure to get to know dogs well before bringing them into your home. The Norfolk Terrier's Physical Characteristics Here are some of the characteristics of the Norfolk Terrier breed as determined by the American Kennel Club's published breed standard.

  • Size: 9 to 10 inches
  • Coat: hard, wiry and straight, lying close to the body
  • Color: all shades of red, wheaten, black and tan, or grizzle
  • Eyes: small, dark and oval, with black rims
  • Ears: V-shaped, slightly rounded at the tip, neatly dropped
  • Muzzle: strong and wedge shaped
  • Tail: medium docked, of sufficient length, straight, set on high, the base level with the topline

The Norfolk Terrier's Origins and History Source: Wikipedia. Country/Region of Origin: Great Britain Original purpose: showdog, pet Historical notes: The Norfolk Terrier breed is a relatively new dog breed, only recognized officially around 1960. The breed was originally just a variety of the Norwich Terrier. Unlike the Norwich Terrier, the Norfolk Terrier has folded ears instead of pricked ears.

 

 

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