Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Sealyham Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Sealyham Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Sealyham terrier dog is native to Wales. It was developed in the mid-19th century by Captain John Edwards who crossed the West Highland White Terrier dog, Dandie Dinmont Terrier dog, Wirehaired Fox Terrier dog, Terrier and the Corgi. The Sealyham Terrier Dogs were bred and raised to go to the ground after fox, otter and badger. Its white coat helped the hunters distinguish the dog from the pray.
Sealyham Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Sealyham Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Sealyham Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Sealyham Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Sealyham Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Sealyham Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Sealyham Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Sealyham Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Sealyham Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
The Sealyham Terrier Dog is an active, low to the ground, strong dog. It has a broad, long head which is in proportion to the body. The average height for the Sealyham Terrier Dog is 10 inches (25.4 cm) tall at the shoulder. The average weight is 22 to 24 pounds (9.9 to 10.8 kg). The Sealyham Terrier Dog has a slightly dome-shaped skull which has a slight indent from the eye brows down to the muzzle. Sealyham Terrier Dogs nose is black in color and has a bigger nostril. It has a square-shaped, strong jaw with teeth meeting in a scissor bite. It has dark-colored, wide set eyes. Sealyham Terrier Dogs ears are folded forward, hanging down, wide, and can be carried against the cheek. The Sealyham Terrier Dogs tail can be docked and carried high up the body. Its coat is wiry, double and water resistant. Sealyham Terrier Dogs colors can either be tan, solid white, white with lemons, or markings on the ears and head which are badger in color.
The Sealyham Terrier Dog is loving, spirited, loyal and an independent dog. Despite its small size, it is very brave. It can socialize well with other pets and can stay reserved in the sight of a stranger. The Sealyham Terrier Dog is prone to several behavior problems including aggression, obsessive barking and separation anxiety. It responds quickly to training and can learn new tricks very easily. It can make a great watch dog. It also needs a lot of exercise..
The Sealyham Terrier Dog is relatively inactive indoors and can do fine without a yard. Sealyham terrier prefers a cool weather condition. The Sealyham Terrier Dog should be walked daily for exercise. It is fairly healthy and prefers cool weather.
The number one heath problems amongst Sealyham Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Sealyham Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. There are a couple of problems the Sealyham Terrier Dog may contract such as Lens Luxation and Retinal Dysplasia.
Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Sealyham Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
When purchasing a Sealyham 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.
The dogs white coat would helped the hunters distinguish the Sealyham Terrier Dog from the what they were hunting. In 1911 the American Kennel Club (AKC) recognized the Sealyham Terrier Dog, and in 1913 the American Sealyham Terrier Club was created.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Sealyham Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Sealyham Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Sealyham Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Sealyham Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
The average life Span of the Sealyham Terrier Dog is about 12 to 15 years.
A Sealyham Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
A Sealyham Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Female Sealyham Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Sealyham Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
Sealyham Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.