Plummer Terrier

Small Size

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

A fairly new breed, the Plummer was developed in the 1970s by terrier breeder Brian Plummer. He mixed Jack Russell with Beagle, Fell Terrier and Bull Terrier to create hardy ratters.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Anyone looking for a multi-use terrier. They are keen retrievers, take to water, have excellent noses and are often found ferreting.

Not the best for ...

Rat fans. Plummer's dogs were initially known as the Huddlesford Rat Pack.

Aliases

Plummer

Cross between

None

Origin

United Kingdom

Size

Small
Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

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

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

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

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

No

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