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Sealyham Terrier, from Great Britain one of the many hunting dogs, this time small and with a particularly playful character. It puts you in a good mood and it is not immediate to connect it to the hunting activity which in fact in many cases has already forgotten. It still has a Terrier body, small in size, rectangle-shaped but blunt with the presence of a long outer hair.
It is immediately recognizable by the presence of mustache and beard as well as from White color which is not at all the result of chance. In the past it was the only color that made it distinguishable when mixed with game during hunting trips.
Sealyham Terrier: characteristics
High maximum 35 cm at the withers, the Sealyham Terrier it is really small in size even if never thin. The body is muscular and massive, with a long trunk, not square, covered with white hair, always and only white. The breed standard admits at most a few small spots and only if lemon, brown, blue or badger color. On the head and ears, not anywhere else and absolutely never black or dark brown. Despite being long, the coat is coarse.
The limbs of this terrier are short, strong and straight, they allow him to go for a walk with free and balanced movements, accompanied by the tail always carried erect unless it is clipped. The head and snout of this little english dog they are dome-shaped, the ears protrude far apart and with a rounded tip, then fall adhering to the skull, in a composed way. The eyes are round and rather large, always black or very dark.
Sealyham Terrier character
Very intelligent but also very playful, especially for being a dog devoted to hunting, at least originally, the Sealyham Terrier today it is much appreciated in the role of companion animal, in the family, or to be exhibited in canine shows. This does not mean that he has lost his instincts from brave hunterindeed, but he knows how to be cheerful and puts you in a good mood.
If we keep it in the garden or outdoors, it can also be useful for putting harmful animals on the run, in the apartment it knows how to behave and does no damage but, wherever it is, if something bothers it, it can become quarrelsome by dusting off a classic Terrier nature.
Sealyham Terrier: breeding
In Italy this breed is not very widespread but there are four farms that ENCI officially recognizes. One is in Emilia Romagna, another in the province of Lecce and the remaining two both in Lombardy but one in the Bergamo area and the other near Varese.
Sealyham Terrier: puppies
The puppies of Sealyham Terrier they derive from crosses from various breeds that have been selected since the 19th century. Among the various dogs that we find in the blood of this terrier there is also the extinct "Cheshire terrier"And the well-known"Welsh Corgi Pembroke”.
The father of the Sealyham Terrier and therefore of all the puppies that belong to this type of dog, the captain is unanimously considered with all honors John Tucker Edwards who created it to have an animal that was a real and useful support to the packs of hounds while hunting on horseback.
Sealyham Terrier: price
The price of a Sealyham Terrier it is difficult to estimate but it is that of a terrier that is not very widespread, therefore not less than 800 euros. For detailed information it is advisable to directly hear the updated prices from the four farms indicated by ENCI on the official website, selecting the item corresponding to this playful and not very cheap dog. Among his more recurring defects in addition to non-standard sizes and al overweight, there is also the fearful character.
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