Dandie Dinmont Terrier

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Quick Facts

AVERAGE SIZE OF ADULT: Small

SOCIABILITY: High

EXERCISE REQUIREMENT: Low

GROOMING REQUIREMENT: Medium

AVERAGE LIFESPAN: 12-14 years

Full Description

Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small Scottish breed of dog in the terrier family. The breed has a very long body, short legs, and a distinctive topknot of hair on the head.

The breed is tough but usually friendly and is suitable for older children. It makes both a good companion and a guard dog but is among the most docile of the terrier breeds; they are usually quite undemanding of their owners. However they are known for their ability to dig large holes in a short space of time. They can be trained to be good with cats but should not be trusted around smaller animals such as hamsters or rats. They are described as being “very game”, in that they are prone to challenging other animals, including foxes, and in some cases other dogs.

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