Glen of Imaal Terrier Dog Breed
Terrier Dog Classification: The Glen of
Imaal Terrier is a hunting dog.
Other Names: Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier,
Wicklow Terrier, Glen, Glen of Imaal,
Terrier in Foreign Languages:
Navajo: lééchaa'í hadaalzheehígíí
Scottish Gaelic: abhag
Origins: Glen of Imaal Terrier were initially
bred to hunt vermin. The breed is named after
Glen of Imaal from the County Wicklow in Ireland.
Description: The Glen of Imaal is often
thought of as a big dog on short legs. The Glen
of Imaal Terrier has short legs with a long body.
The Glen of Imaal Terrier has a large powerful
head, with round eyes and small folded ears.
Size: The Glen of Imaal Terrier weighs
35 to 36 lbs and stands 14 inches tall at the
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Coat: Glen of Imaal Terriers have a medium
length coat. The outer coat is harsh, while the
undercoat is soft. The Glen of Imaal Terrier's
coat come in brindle, blue, or wheat.
Disposition: Glen of Imaal Terriers have
a big personality. They are spirited, inquisitive
and courageous. Glen of Imaal Terriers are good-natured
and gentle with children.
Type Dog: The Glen of Imaal Terrier is
a hunting dog.
Litter Size: The Glen of Imaal Terrier
typically gives birth to litters with 3 to 5 puppies.
Behavior: Glen of Imaal Terriers require
regular exercise, and quick to learn what you
want. They are not known to be barkers, in fact
they are silent while giving chase. They may be
aggressive with other dogs.
Traits: Glen of Imaal Terrier's are determined,
brave, and gentle.
Country of Origin: Ireland
Life Span: The Glen of Imaal Terrier has
a typical life span of 10 to 14 years.
Club Recognition: FCI, AKC, ANKC, CKC,
KC(UK), NZKC, UKC