The Glen Of Imaal Terrier is a small robust dog with a distinctive harsh coat. It originates from County Wicklow in Ireland. Sadly, numbers have dwindled over the years making it a Native Vulnerable Breed, although there are encouraging signs the breed is making a comeback.
The Glen of Imaal belongs to the terrier group. In fact, it is one of the quieter dogs in the terrier category.
The Glen is a small dog, with short legs and is rather long in the body.
The breed is seen in a handful of coulours and markings:
The Glen of Imaal terrier originates from County Wicklow in Ireand.
Height at the withers: Bitch 30-36 cms
Height at the withers: Dog 30-36 cms
Weight: Bitch 16 kg
Weight: Dog 16 kg
The coat requires brushing a couple of times a week with a soft slicker brush to keep the coat tangle free. The harsh coat can be hand stripped by a professional groomer or simply trimmed to tidy the coat.
Yes, the Glen does not shed fur so may be a suitable choice of dog for allergy sufferers.
Don’t forget to budget for other regular treatments that are not covered by pet insurance:
Many veterinary practices now offer monthly budget schemes to allow you to spread the cost of boosters and treatments
over the year.