Is a Dandie Dinmont Terrier the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Choosing a Dandie Dinmont Terrier as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

A true dandy often seen with a topknot. Despite their appearance they are bold and fearless.
Suitable Owners

Needs a caring owner, able to play and also keep an eye on this tiny dog.
Origins

Scottish and English border country.
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

Terrier
Coat:

Crispy textured coat with silky hair around the head.
Grooming:

Sheds very little hair but can need weekly brushing and grooming, more often if taken on country walks.
Average Height:

 20-28cm 8 - 11 ins,
Average Weight:

 8-11kg 18 - 24 lbs.
Colour:

Pepper or mustard
Temperament:

Dandie Dinmont Terriers are sweet and hardy dogs with lots of personality and pluck showing loyalty to their owners, and is utterly devoted to their family. They are affectionate and love to cuddle and be held in their owner's arms.
 Exercise:

Medium exercise requirement but loves to play, even in confined spaces.
Average Lifespan: 

14 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

A small dog that may need supervision when playing with rougher children

Potential Health Concerns


Eye problems
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