Norwich Terrier

Also Called: Norwich Terriers

Norwich Terrier
Friendliness High
Kid Friendly High
Pet Friendly High
Exercise Needs Significant
Playfulness High
Energy Level High
Trainability Easy
Intelligence High
Tendency To Bark Moderate
Amount Of Shedding Low

Norwich Terrier is a small, lovable and very energetic breed that cries for your attention. They get on with other animals and love being around people.

Breed Overview

  • Group: Terrier
  • Life Span: 12-15 years
  • Height: Small
  • Weight: Small
  • Coat: Hard, wiry and coarse
  • Coat Colors: Red,Wheaten,Grizzle,Black and Tan,Black and Silver
  • Litter Size: 2-4
  • Family: Terriers
  • Hypoallergenic: false
  • Recognition: AKC
  • Size: Small

Training and Care

Norwich Terriers require daily walks, plenty of mental stimulation, and plenty of interaction with family and friends. They are sensitive to loud voices, so gentle training techniques and positive reinforcement are a must with this breed. As with all dogs, early and consistent training and obedience from a young age is always important.

Diet and Nutrition

Norwich Terriers should be fed a high-quality diet that contains all the essential nutrients they need to maintain their health. The amount of food will depend on their lifestyle, age and activity level. It is important to consult with a veterinarian regarding the right food and amounts to feed your Norwich Terrier.

Health Problems

Norwich Terriers are generally healthy, but there are some inherited health and genetic issues to be aware of. These include allergies, eye conditions, heart defects, and luxating patellas. To avoid these potential problems, it’s important to make sure any dog you consider is from a reputable source and has been appropriately health checked.

Breed History

The Norwich Terrier originated in England in the late 19th century. These dogs were initially used to hunt foxes and other small game. This breed is an active and brave hunter, and they are also friendly and bond closely with their owners.

Where to Buy or Adopt

Norwich Terriers can be found at a variety of sources, such as responsible breeders, rescue organizations, and online pet marketplaces. The cost of a Norwich Terrier can range from about $500 to $2,500 and sometimes more.

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