Glen of Imaal Terrier
Wicklow Terrier

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Glen Of Imaal Terrier
Wicklow Terrier

Ireland, 1700s
This terrier is from Glen of Imaal in the country of Wicklow. It was bred for hunting vermin, badger and fox and used as a turnspit dog.


Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13-14 years of age

Weight & Height
34 to 36 pounds & 14 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Allergies, PRA

Physical Description
Short but powerful dog with strength and substance. It is longer than it is tall. The head is large and strong with a powerful foreface and black nose. The ears are round and dark, set wide apart and the ears are rose or half prick. Wide chest and mucular hindquarters and the tail is docked and carried up.

Affectionate, loyal dog usually gets on well with children. Some individuals can be dominat with other dogs and should be socialized early. This dog can be stubborn at times. They are usually calm indoors and rarely bark.

Be consistant in the training and the dog should learn

Living Conditions
Will do ok in apartment if exercised when needed

Coat requires some plucking, show dogs will need more coat care. Also remove excess hair from ear passages and clip hair between pads of feet.

Low to Moderate Activity Level. Daily walks should be sufficient for this breed

Coat Texture
Medium-length coat that is hard and coarse. The underlayer is soft and dense.

Coat Colors



3-6 Pups per litter. If trained early, the pups will be obedient and accustomed to people

Continental Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club


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Glen of Imaal Terrier Breeders

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