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The Glen Imaal Terrier is a spirited, brave, patient, and gentle small dog breed that can bring a lot of love and happiness into your life. The Glen Imaal Terrier, which may also be referred to as Irish Glen Of Imaal Terrier, is a great small dog that you will easily fall in love with. The Glen Imaal Terrier may be a member of your family from anywhere between 12 and 15 years, giving you plenty of time to love them! The Glen Imaal Terrier belongs to the Terrier breed group, which allows you to easily find other small dogs that are similar to this one. The Glen Imaal Terrier is equally liked and disliked when it comes to popularity, this means that you may or may not love it. The Glen Imaal Terrier may be the perfect dog for your lifestyle, continue reading to learn more and help you decide if this is the small dog for you!
The Glen Imaal Terrier is a low to the ground with short strong boned legs and with half-pricked ears small dog with a Short length tail that could be the perfect addition to your family! The Glen Imaal Terrier can be as short as 12in or up to as big as 14in, making it the perfect size! While weighing between 34lbs to 35lbs, the Glen Imaal Terrier may be just the small dog breed that you are looking for. The Glen Imaal Terrier has a Medium coat that can often be described as harsh with a short undercoat, making them perfect for being inside or outside pets. Those who are looking to buy one of the Glen Imaal Terrier will find that they are available in the colors of wheaten from cream silver to blue and brindle.
The Glen Imaal Terrier is above average when it comes to intelligence, it may learn things very fast and shock you at what it can do. The Glen Imaal Terrier is above average in training, thus it may not be surprising to you when they learn special tricks like opening the door! The Glen Imaal Terrier is an extremely playful dog, but is also calm at times and may deny your request to play if it is not in the mood. The Glen Imaal Terrier is above average in energy so it will always keep you busy, if you have energetic children this may be a perfect combination. The Glen Imaal Terrier is a very affectionate small dog that will want to spend a lot of its time cuddled up with you. The Glen Imaal Terrier is average with children, which means that it may learn to love them or it may always try to keep its distance. The Glen Imaal Terrier is below average with new people, so you may not want to introduce many to it at the same time as it make become overwhelmed. The Glen Imaal Terrier is a good watch dog, however on occasion it may lose interest in trying to to warn you of anything suspicious. The Glen Imaal Terrier may not prefer to be around other dogs, but it is possible with time and patience that it can grow to like the other dogs around. When it comes to cats, the Glen Imaal Terrier it will cause you a lot of stress to bring this dog into a home with cats.
The Glen Imaal Terrier is average when it comes to shedding, it sheds a moderate amount that will not be too hard to tolerate. The Glen Imaal Terrier is not hypoallergenic, it may not be a good choice for those who have a lot of allergies, especially to dogs. The Glen Imaal Terrier is average when it comes to grooming, it will require about the same as most dogs to keep up with. The Glen Imaal Terrier is above average when it comes to health, it will have less issues than some others, like the Silky Terrier, Miniature Bull Terrier, or Italian Greyhound. As with all living things, there are some health issues that we may encounter, for the Glen Imaal Terrier these issues include Hip Dysplasia and Progressive Retinal Atrophy. The Glen Imaal Terrier, like all dogs, will need to have routine visits to the vet and groomer, the upkeep for this dog is $1200 per year.
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