Glen of Imaal Terrier
Weight: 34 - 36 lbs.
Life Span: 13 - 14 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Category: Companion Dog
The Glen of Imaal Terrier requires moderate exercise.
Routine brushing is required for your Glen of Imaal Terrier. Needs stripping only twice a year.
Known as a fierce hunter, the Glen of Imaal Terrier was bred for dog fighting. Although today's breed is normally well-mannered and affectionate, it is known to snap unprovoked at strangers.
Compatibility with Kids
Excellent with children.
The origin of the Glen of Imaal Terrier is unknown. However, the breed is named after a valley in eastern Ireland. It is the rarest of Ireland's Terriers.
Breeding has improved this breed's sociability. Today it is a somewhat relaxed and affectionate breed. The medium-length coat can be wheat, blue or brindle.