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Norwich Terriers

Also referred to as Cantab Terriers

Find some great facts about this breed. Learn about the average
height & weight, the typical colorings & temperaments, plus information
about their activity level, age expectancy, typical health concerns & more!

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Norwich Terrier

Norwich Terriers

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Average Height & Weight

The Norwich Terrier is considered a Small dog based on the average height and weight.


Males – Height: 10 inches.

Weight: 12 pounds.

Females – Height: 10 inches.

Weight: 12 pounds.

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Norwich Terrier


Typical Coloring

Norwich Terriers are commonly red, wheaten, black and tan, or grizzle. They sometimes have black markings.





Scrappy, active dogs, Norwich Terriers are a working breed that can adapt to city or country life. They are energetic and loyal companions, always game for a new adventure.




Activity Level

Norwich Terriers are a high-energy breed with medium exercise requirements.

They must be allowed to walk or run daily, and giving them access to a fenced-in yard where they can explore is ideal.


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Breed Characteristics



Age Expectancy

13 to 15 years

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Known Breed-Related Health Issues

Norwich Terriers are a generally healthy breed. Cardiomyopathy and patellar luxation are seen occasionally within the breed.




Ideal Climates for this Breed

Norwich Terriers have a medium tolerance for hot and cold climates.



Norwich Terrier


Family Orientation
(good with kids, or other pets?)

Norwich Terriers make good family dogs, especially for owners who are active and adventurous. Bred as vermin hunters, they may chase after other small animals but are generally friendly toward other dogs and larger household pets.




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