Welsh terrier


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Welsh terrier,

breed of medium-sized terrierterrier,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs originally bred to start small game and vermin from their burrows or, in the case of several breeds in this group, to go to earth and kill their prey. Today these dogs are raised chiefly as pets.
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 developed in Wales more than a century ago. It stands about 15 in. (38 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 20 lb (9 kg). Its close-lying, harsh, wiry coat may be black and tan or black, grizzle, and tan in color. The direct descendant of the old English wirehaired black-and-tan sporting dogs from which have come many of the present-day terriers, the Welsh terrier was renowned for its gameness on badger, fox, and otter. In recent times it has been raised chiefly as a pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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Supreme sheep group champions: pictured are Robin G Williams, granddaughters Hannah and Lisa and the two handlers Annest and Hywel Williams Picture: ANDREW FORGRAVE; Wendy Jones of Carmel with Nel, her Welsh terrier which won first prize in the 'any terrier section' Picture: DEWI WYN; Section B champion from R R Jones of Ael y Bryn, Dolgellau Picture: ANDREW FORGRAVE; Justine Pendlebury (left) of Llaniestyn who won best ridden championship with her horse Trigueiros; right, Mair Dabson of Llangwnadl who won the Open Hunter championship with Unico Picture: DEWI WYN; Supreme cattle champion was Zoe, a Chrolais Belgian Blue heifer owned by Huw Richard Jones, Elusendy, Llanfechell.
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A Great Dane always beats a Welsh terrier," said the colourful Marley
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