Quick. A good watchdog. Some may be barkers. Does not do well in heat.
Protective, loyal, pert, game, gay, alert.
Norwich Terriers grow up to 25.5 cm tall; and can weigh between 4.5 and 6kg. Colours are shades of red, wheaten, black-and-tan, and grizzle.
Short, wiry coat. High maintenance; requires combing two or three times a week and stripping a few times a year for show dogs. Professional grooming is very desirable. Light shedding.
12 to 15 years.
Allergic dermatitis, patellar luxation, mitral valve insufficiency.
Moderate to high; needs frequent walks or a run every day.
Adaptable to any living situation.
Bonds to the whole family. Good with children if exposed early. Good with other dogs; some chase smaller pets, but most are fine with cats.
Earthdog trials, agility.