Norfolk Terrier

Terrier Group

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The Norfolk and Norwich Terriers began as one breed for ratting.  Today, the Norfolk tends to be more jealous than the Norwich, have drooped ears and tend to be more angular than the Norwich.  The Norfolk is a good family pet and gets along well with children.  They love to play.  Daily brushing is recommended, and they shed very little.  The Norfolk can be a good apartment dog but needs to be exercised.   The Norfolk is a very rare breed with only around 300 born each year in the U.S.  Hyperallergenic.

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Notes for owners
Medium Daily OK for apartments if exercised.  Good with children.  May dig and bark.

Relevant Web Sites

AKC Breed Profile

The Norwich and Norfolk Terrier Club

American Norfolk Terrier Association



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