Dandie Dinmont TerrierFamilyPet
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier has a unique look all its own with a fluffy head of fur, low body and long pointy tail. Although it is a small breed, don’t let his size fool you as this pup is full of personality. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is very intelligent and excels in vermin hunting.
The color of the coat for a Dandie Dinmont Terrier is usually pepper or mustard color and this breed stands approximately 8 to 10 inches tall and weighs anywhere from 18 to 24 pounds.
When you bring a Dandie Dinmont Terrier into your home you are gaining a pup which is full of confidence and has an independent nature overall. This breed is loving towards his family, but may not be as attentive with strangers and visitors to the home. Since the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is small in size, this breed will be well suited to either a small or large home. With that said, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier requires daily exercise and loves to go on walks with his owner whenever possible.
Grooming the Dandie Dinmont Terrier does not take too long to do. This breed has a good amount of hair for a smaller dog, but due to its size in general, the brushing and grooming is not a timely task. Dandie Dinmont Terriers do not shed, but their coat requires that it be stripped a few times a year. Daily brushing will also help to keep the Dandie’s coat of fur looking nice.
If you are seeking a small dog who is affectionate with the family members, does not shed and is intelligent, then the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a good bet. This breed will fit well in your home environment, whether you have a small apartment or large house.