Dandie Dinmont Terrier

A.K.A. : Dandie, Hindlee Terrier
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Overview: The Dandie Dinmont Terrier can be relatively shy, but is quite brave when he needs to be. He's intelligent and makes a playful companion for any dog owner.
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): 18-24
Height (in): 8-11
Colors: Pepper (all shades of gray and silver) or mustard (all shades of brown and fawn). Dandie Dinmont puppies are much darker than the adults.
Coat: It has a distinctive coat made up of about 2/3 hardish (not wiry) hair and 1/3 soft hair, about 2" in length.The head is covered with soft, silky hair, lending to the appearance of a large head.
Character: Dandi Dinmont Terriers are high-spirited and very devoted to their family.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets ' and visitors to the home should cause no problems.
Care: Stripping or clipping - about 4 times a year for pets and stripping and scissoring - on an almost continual basis for show dogs.
Training: This breed is usually easy to train, although it has a stubborn streak. Therefore, a trainer needs to stay focused.
Activity: The Dandi Dinmont Terrier needs exercise on a regular basis, but can adapt well to your family's activity level.
Country of Origin: Scotland
Health Issue: This breed is generally healthy, although hypothyroidism may be common in older dogs. A few lines have incidences of glaucoma and epilepsy.
Life Expectancy: 11-13
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