At A Glance

Size: Small

Weight: 24 lbs.

Height: 10"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Sealyham Terrier

Also know as: Sealy

Group: Terrier

Origin: Wales

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Hunting

History and Facts: This breed is a descendant of the Dandie Dinmont, West Highland White, Wire-Fox Terrier and Welsh Corgi. In 1850, Captain Edwards bred the Sealyham for hunting badger, otter and fox because he was not satisfied with other Terrier breeds.

Temperament / Behavior
The Sealyham Terrier is a quick learner, courageous and friendly. This breed is cheerful, calm and stable, with a deep devotion to owner. More outgoing and friendly than many other terrier breeds, the Sealyham Terrier thrives on being a family member.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Prone to deafness. Flea allergies; eye problems (glaucoma); does best in cool climate. Generally very healthy.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Sealyham Terrier requires a moderate activity level. One walk per day should suffice. This breed does well in an apartment if adequately exercised. The Sealyham Terrier is low-key, low energy compared to other terriers.

Grooming: Daily brushing is recommended for your Sealyham Terrier. Coat should be trimmed about 4 times per year.


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