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

Norfolk Terrier

Choosing a Norfolk Terrier as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

A charming small, active teddy bear of a dog that is friendly and amusing companion.
Suitable Owners

Active, easy going owner who will provide lots of exercise for this energetic little dog.

United Kingdom
Dog Group - Kennel Club:


Hard, straight, wiry and short coat.

Occasional brushing and cutting.
Average Height:

23 - 25 cms. 9 - 10 ins.
Average Weight:

5 - 6 kg. 11 - 12 lbs. 

Shades of red, black, wheaten or tan.


Alert, active, energetic, fearless, feisty, sociable and playful


Medium exercise requirement . Enjoys rough and tumble play.


Average Lifespan: 

14 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Coat can require six monthly clipping.

Potential Health Concerns

Heart defects and epilepsy
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