Norfolk Terrier Profile
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Height: 25 cm (9.75 inches); Weight: 10-12 pounds (4.5-5.5kg)
Coat is hard and wire-haired. The hair is shorter around the head and ears. Allowable colors are black with rust-brown, straw-yellow, and grey. There can be a small amount of white, although it is not preferred.
This dog is cheerful, lively and intelligent, and playful.
This dog gets along with other dogs quite well. It rarely has a problem with children, and will briefly announce visitors with loud barking.
Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required. Excessive hair around the pads of the feet must be trimmed. Old hair must be plucked out twice a year.
This breed learns quickly. It may wish to have its own way, so firmness and consistency are necessary.
A Norfolk Terrier will adapt itself to the activity level of your family. Bear in mind that Terriers enjoy digging, and need opportunities to do so.