Dandie Dinmont Terrier Temperament and Lifespan

Like most terriers, Dandy Dinmont has a lot of self-confidence and independence. They are not aggressive, like most terriers, but do not exclude this. This is a lively and beautiful little terrier which can become a wonderful companion and will bring a lot of joy.

Temperament affects a number of factors, including heredity, learning and socializing. Puppies have good temperament, they are curious and playful. Dandie Dinmont Terrier gets along with older children. It is not recommended to keep this breed together with other pets. Dandie Dinmont Terrier is an entertaining and intelligent breed that loves to play and obey owner.

The lifespan of this breed is about 11-13 years.

How Much Does a Dandie Dinmont Terrier Cost and Price Range

The price for this breed varies from $900 to $1800 but you can find the lower or the higher price depending on some factors: the location of your breeder and the quality of the dog. Take these factors into account while choosing your pet.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Colors, Shedding, Full Size and Average Weight

The dog is small, with a long, well-developed, muscular and supple body. The head is large, broad, tapered to the nose. The eyes are large, round, dark brown. The ears are long, hanging with long hair at the tips. The whole head and face both are covered with long hair. Colors can be: "pepper" (that varies from black to light silver-gray) and "mustard" (from reddish brown to pale beige).

  • Height Males: 20-28 cm
  • Females: 20-28 cm
  • Weight Males: 8-11 kg
  • Females: 8-11 kg

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Characteristics, Information and Facts

This is a breed of hunting dogs, specializing in hunting small animals being a storm for martens, weasels and skunks. But first of all these funny dog (long body, very short legs, crest on the head) are valued as home pets. British farmers used them for the rodent control. Currently, these dogs feel well in an urban environment, they have become family favorites. Keep in mind that hunting instinct makes them dangerous for some animals, unless Terriers did not grow up with them from puppyhood. Dandie Dinmont Terrier is suitable for life in the city as the home pet under the condition of long daily walks. These funny kids have not only a sharp mind, and independent character - they can't be called the most obedient dogs. The owner should show his strength in order to make them feel who is the leader at home. Dandy Dinmont is an amazingly hardy little dog with a strong will.


Author, Jhon - jhondogbreed@gmail.com

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