Norfolk Terrier

KC Pedigree, Tiny-Small

Doesn't moult much

Good for first time owners

The only difference between the Norfolk and Norwich Terriers is their ears. The Norfolk's are flat to match the county's landscape while the Norwich's are pointed like the spire of its cathedral.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Anyone looking for a terrier with a softer temperament.

Not the best for ...

Anyone who doesn't like mud. The Norfolk Terrier loves puddles – the muddier the better!

Aliases

Norfolk

Cross between

None

Origin

United Kingdom

Size

Tiny-Small
Similar size and weight to your average cat.

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Spikey
If not hand stripped will go fluffy. If you don't pluck their fur in the old fashioned way they transform from spikey to soft.

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

11 years

Good first dog?

Yes

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

Featured in
BBC
BBC Radio 4
Evening Standard
Pet Gazette

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