At A Glance

Size: Small

Weight: 18 - 24 lbs.

Height: 8" - 11"

Life Span: 14 - 15 years

Dandie Dinmont

Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Terrier

Origin: Great Britain

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: Bred during the 17th century to hunt badgers and otters, the Dandie Dinmont was named for Sir Walter Scott's novel "Guy Mannering."

Temperament / Behavior
The Dandie Dinmont is gentle, playful and protective.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; patellar luxation; intervertebral disc protrusion; lymphoma; ear infections

Special Needs
Exercise: The Dandie Dinmont requires moderate exercise.

Grooming: Regular brushing and clipping is necessary for your Dandie Dinmont.


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