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Manchester Terrier (standard) Mastiff Miniature Bull Terrier Norfolk Terrier Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
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physical traits - small
- lithe
- agile
- lively
- robust
- hardy bark
- athletic
- large
- massive
- powerful
active - small
- hearty
- strong constitution
- robust
- sturdy
- tough
- powerful
- compact
- well-muscled
types ... ... ... - Norfolk and Norwich
- same except ears
...
colors black with tan/mahogany markings - fawn
- apricot
- silver fawn
- dark fawn/apricot brindle
- dark muzzle
- ears and nose
- black/brindle with white
- tri-color
- red
- fawn and all white or mostly white with colored head markings
- all shades of red
- grizzle
- wheaten
- and black and tan
shades of red and orange with white markings
personality/ temperament - affectionate
- devoted
- discerning
- protective
- observant
- wary of strangers. some may be shy
- aggressive
- sensitive
- good-natured
- dignified
- easy-going
- gentle
- tender
- courageous
- docile
- laid-back. some can be shy
- vicious
- clownish antics
- sense of humor
- cheerful
- gentle
- courageous
- outgoing
- fearless
- hardy
- good-natured
- stable
- wary of strangers
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- people-oriented
- spirited
- alert
- fearless
- curious
- charming
- loyal
- good-natured
- self confident
- happy
- active
- gregarious
- outgoing
- devoted to home and family
- easy to train
- sweet
- intelligent
- outgoing
- independent
- endurance
- playful
- observant
- alert
- eager to please
- needs attention
- some may be stubborn
- shy
maintenance/ special needs - not good with other pets
- requires patience when training
- protect from cold
- cannot live outdoors
- needs space and balanced exercise
- socialize early
- overweight in puppies exacerbates illness
- drools
- may dig
- sheds ~2x a year -brush regularly
- protect from heat
- large appetite
- some are overly protective
- train early as
- little grooming
- patience required to train
- not good with other pets
- prone to tantrums
- some respond negatively if teased by children
- brush weekly
- exercise
- not good with other pets
- does not like to be left alone
- stubborn when in presence of small animals
- groom regularly
- exercise
- sheds
- needs mental and physical entertainment or gets bored
- requires consistent and patient training
- lots of exercise
nickname - Black-and-Tan Terrier
- 'the Gentleman's Terrier'
- English Mastiff
- Old English Mastiff
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... 'perfect demon' - little river duck dog
- Yarmouth Toller
- Toller
- Little River Duck Dog
origination Great Britain Great Britain, progenitor of many other breeds, possibly from the Molossus and the Alaunt Great Britain, from the Bulldog and White English Terrier Great Britain Great Britain then Canada
bred for hunting vermin and small game - fight bears
- bulls
- lions
- tigers and gladiators in Roman Arena; bear and bullbaiting
- guarding
- dog fighting
- ratting
- hunting vermin
- fox hunting
- ratting
- lure and retrieve wildfowl for hunters
- water retrieval
identifying traits - v-shaped
- hanging ears
... ... same as Norwich Terrier except ears drop down ...
height ... 27.5~30 (inch) (inch) 9~10 (inch) ...
weight ... ... (lbs) ... ...
height for male ... ... ... ... 18~21 (inch)
height for female ... ... ... ... 17~20 (inch)
ideal for - companionship
- housedogs
- watch dogs
- city or country living
- family
- country
- companionship
- guard dog
- watch dog
- city (with plenty of exercise) or country life
- cooler climate
- companionship
- city or country life
- watchdog
-
- family
- companionship
- watch dog
- sentinel
- city or country life
- any climate
- companion
- gundog
- city (with plenty of exercise) or city life
- any climate
- an active lifestyle
good with kids? small fragile dog can be injured by children
yes, but supervise because of size
yes
yes, but supervise because of small size
yes
interesting facts ... weight recorded at 343 lbs ... ... ...
lifespan 13~14 (year) 8~12 (year) 12~13 (year) 14 (year) 12~14 (year)
kennel clubs - akc
- ukc
- saku
- ankc
- uk
- nzkc-(terrier dog group)
- fci-(large and medium-sized terrier dog group)
- ckc
- akc
- saku
- uk-(working dog group)
- fci-(mastiff type dog group)
- ukc-(guarding dog group)
- aukc
- nzkc-(utility dog group)
- ckc
- akc
- ukc
- ankc
- uk
- nzkc-(terrier dog group)
- fci-(bull type terrier dog group)
- ckc
- akc
- ukc
- ankc
- uk
- nzkc-(terrier dog group)
- fci-(small sized terrier dog group)
- ckc
- akc
- arba-(sporting dog group)
- fci-(retriever dog group)
- ukc
- ankc
- uk
- nzkc-(gundog group)
hair type - short
- sleek
- dense
- smooth
- glossy
- outer coat moderately coarse
- short and straight; undercoat short
- dense and close lying
- short
- harsh
- flat
- weather resistant
- hard
- wiry
- straight
- close lying
- double coated
- water repellent
- dense
- moderate length
weight for standard (lbs) ... ... ... ...
height for standard 15~16 (inch) ... ... ... ...
weight for male ... 160~200+ (lbs) ... ... 45~51 (lbs)
weight for female ... 120~170 (lbs) ... ... 37~43 (lbs)
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