At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 34 - 36 lbs.

Height: 14"

Life Span: 13 - 14 years

Glen of Imaal Terrier

Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Terrier

Origin: Ireland

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: 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.

Temperament / Behavior
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.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Glen of Imaal Terrier requires moderate exercise.

Grooming: Routine brushing is required for your Glen of Imaal Terrier. Needs stripping only twice a year.


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