The Sealyham Terrier is a medium-sized dog, that is long in the body, short-legged and set low-to-the-ground. The rarely seen Sealyham Terrier originates from Wales, and was developed by crossing breeds such as the West Highland Terrier, Bull Terrier, Welsh Corgi, Dandie Dinmont and the Wire Fox Terrier to create a fearless dog capable of hunting vermin.
Medium. The Sealyham Terrier is rectangular in shape, with short legs that are set low-to-the-ground.
The Sealyham Terrier is seen in a small variety of colours and markings including:
Height at withers both bitches and dogs up to 25 cms (12 ins)
Weight bitch 8 kgs
Weight dog 9 kgs
The Sealyham Terrier thrives on plenty of exercise, and requires at least an hour of physical activity each day.
The Sealyham Terrier is a feisty, bossy and independent character. The breed can be aggressive with other dogs, so needs a firm and competent handler. It is a rare breed, and very uncommon outside of the U.K. The long hair on the muzzle can make meal times rather messy.
The Sealyham has a long wiry, hard top coat, with a weather resistant undercoat, which requires expert grooming, especially if you intend to show your dog.