Glen of Imaal TerrierFamilyPet
The Glen of Imaal Terrier is an Irish dog breed known for his hardworking attributes and loyal traits. As a fox hunter and vermin chaser, the Glen of Imaal Terrier works tirelessly to catch its prey. With a long body length and rough coat, the Glen of Imaal Terrier can get the job done.
This breed comes in a variety of colors including wheat, brindle and blue. As a smaller dog, the Glen of Imaal Terrier stands approximately 12.5 to14 inches high at the shoulder.
Although the Glen of Imaal Terrier is a hard worker, this pup still likes his downtime. As a fun family dog, the Glen of Imaal Terrier loves to be near his family members. This dog does well with older children, but may be a bit shy with younger kids. If you want a lovable family pet who will be a great companion, the Glen of Imaal Terrier is a good choice.
Grooming the Glen of Imaal Terrier is not too difficult a chore but this breed, with hiswiry, rough coat, needs weekly brushing. In addition the harsh coat of the Glen of Imaal Terrier should be stripped twice a year, if possible. A professional grooming trip on occasion is also advisable.
Since this dog is a hunter and chaser by nature, it is important that you take your Glen of Imaal Terrier outdoors daily for a good amount of exercise. This breed loves to run and play when not on duty and will enjoy playing games with you as well.
Owning a Glen of Imaal Terrier is a good option for apartment owners, as this small dog does not need too big of a space indoors. With that said, just remember to take your dog out for daily walks for its much needed exercise and to get the energy out of your pup so that he/she is content indoors.