The Sealyham Terrier is so called because it was developed in Sealyham, Wales. This Welsh terrier is intelligent, faithful and loves children. Crossing five breeds like West Highland terrier, Dandie Dinmont, fox terrier, basset hounds and bull terrier, this Sealyham Terrier was developed between 1908 and 1910.
They have a mind of their own and they display an aloof attitude towards strangers. Catching rats comes naturally to them. These terriers get along very well with other pets in the household. They are obstinate and not easily trainable.
Size: The Sealyham Terrier is around 10-12” high and 8-10 kg heavy.
Colour: It is off-white to white with some yellowish-brown markings on the head.
Coating: It has a soft undercoat and a wiry, long upper coat.
Round and dark eyes, wide ears, a huge nose, strong jaws, sturdy teeth, a long neck, upright tail, short front legs, muscular hind legs are the features of the Sealyham Terrier.
3- 6 free Sealyham Terrier puppies are found in a litter.
Horse meat, mutton, chicken, and potatoes are the recommended foods for this terrier. White rice and fish are the foods that are taboo for the Sealyham Terrier.
These pets are comfortable indoors but need regular walks and frequent romps in open areas. They are not so energetic and prefer to remain idling in the cold weather.
The average Sealyham Terrier lives for approximately 15 years. This native and popular Welsh breed is in danger of extension today.