Category: Terrier Dogs
The scientific name for dog, or domestic canine, is (Canis lupus familiaris).
The fear of a dog (Cynophobia).
The Norwich Terrier Dog is a variety of dog that hails from the England. Developed in England, East Anglia (East Anglia is a region of England that include the counties of Suffolk and Norfolk, and will also include Essex and parts of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire). At one point the Norwich and Norfolk Terriers were considered the same breed but with two different ear types, they were both categorized in the breed of the Norwich Terrier. In 1964 the English separated the two breeds and they were than considered two separate breeds. The AKC (American Kennel Club) in 1979 recognized them as separate breeds. Norwich Terrier Dog were bred exclusively for hunting small parasites or rodents. Nowadays, this breed turns out to be a sociable personality, mostly a buddy dog variety. Norwich Terrier Dogs are one among the smallest terrier varieties, and they are usually healthy, but are comparatively uncommon, due to their little litter size and the common necessity for caesarian sections.
The small Norwich Terrier Dog is capable of growing to a maximum height of 10 inches (25 cm) and the average weight is 10 to 12 pounds (4.5 to 5.5 kg)
The Norwich Terrier Dog breed appears with a wide and circular-shaped head, with a good amount of gap between their ears. Their wedge-shaped muzzle is physically powerful, with a well-defined stop. The oval-shaped eyes of this breed are smaller in size and are dark in color. Norwich Terrier Dogs have the erected average-sized ears. They appear with straight legs, with circular feet with black colored toenails. The high set tail of the breed is medium in size, and level with the top line and is generally docked by half of its original length. The length of the thin, straight fur ranges from 1 1/2 to 2 inches (3.8 to 5 cm). These breeds come with different coat colors, such as wheaten, red, black and tan.
The tiny, but strong Norwich Terrier Dog breed is brave, clever and loving. They can be self-confident, but it is not usual for them to be violent, argumentative or shy. The Norwich Terrier Dogs are active and flourish on an active life. They are as well, always hungry and will consume something edible. Norwich Terrier Dog are enthusiastic to satisfy, but have their own definite minds. These breeds are not known to make needless barking, but they will warn that a stranger is approaching.
The Norwich Terrier Dog breed possesses two coats, such as a flexible, warm undercoat and a harsh, thin topcoat. Ideally, the fur is combed by means of a steel comb every day to weekly to eliminate the loose, departed hairs and put off matting.
The average lifespan of the Norwich Terrier Dog breed ranges from 12 to 16 years.
When purchasing a Norwich Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.