Poodles N Pooches Dog Grooming Service in Bromely, West Wickham, Orpington, Locksbottom

Dog Breeds

Home
Affenpinscher
Afghan Hound
Airedale Terrier
Akita
Alapaha Bulldog
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Basenji
Basset Hound
Beagle
Border Collie
Bearded Collie
Border Terrier
Bedlington Terrier
Belgian Malinois
Bichon Frise
Bernese Mountain
Boxer
Briard
Brittany
Bull Terrier
Bulldog
Bullmastiff
Cairn Terrier
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Cavalier King Charles
Chihuahua
Chinese Crested
Chinese Crested
Clumber Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel
Collie
Dachshund
Dalmatian
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Doberman Pinscher
English Cocker Spaniel
English Foxhound
English Setter
English Pointer
English Toy Spaniel
Field Spaniel
Flat-coated Retriever
French Bulldog
German Pinscher
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Glen of Imaal Terrier
Golden Retriever
Gordon Setter
Great Dane
Great Pyrenees
Greyhound
Harrier
Irish Setter
Irish Terrier
Irish Water Spaniel
Irish Wolfhound
Japanese Chin
Keeshond
Kerry Blue
Komondor
Kuvasz
Labrador Retriever
Lakeland Terrier
Lhasa Apso
Lowchen
Maltese
Maltese
Manchester Terrier
Mastiff
Miniature Bull Terrier
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer
Neapolitan Mastiff
Newfoundland
Norfolk Terrier
Norwegian Elkhound
Norwich Terrier
Old English Sheepdog
Otterhound
Papillon
Parson Russell Terrier
Pekingese
Pembroke Welsh
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Pointer
Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Pomeranian
Poodle
Portuguese Water
Pug
Puli
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rottweiler
Saint Bernard
Saluki
Samoyed
Scottish Deerhound
Scottish Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
Shiba Inu
Siberian Husky
Silky Terrier
Skye Terrier
Smooth Fox Terrier
Soft coated Wheaten Terrier
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard Schnauzer
Sussex Spaniel
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Terrier
Toy Fox Terrier
Vizsla
Weimaraner
Welsh Springer Spaniel
West Highland White Terrier
Whippet
Wire Fox Terrier
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Yorkshire Terrier
Poochesnpoodles dog picture gallery

Glen of Imaal Terrier - Care and Grooming

Glen of Imaal Terrier Temperament

A determined and courageous breed when called for, the Glen of Imaal Terrier has a generally calm and gentle disposition, and is an intelligent dog that is quick to learn and eager to please. These dogs can be very willful and independent, and this makes them best suited to those with some experience when it comes to owning dogs. Spirited and energetic, this is a dog that loves to play and enjoys a range of activities, and is not for those that are looking for a dog that requires minimal exercise. Although he is loving and loyal to his owners the Glen of Imaal Terrier is not an overly demanding breed. He will bark to raise an alarm if something seems amiss, and this makes the Glen of Imaal Terrier an effective watchdog.

This breed gets along well with children, but is best suited to older children. Early socialization is needed when it comes to other pets such as cats, as they can be cat chasers. They can also be aggressive with other dogs and should not be trusted around smaller animals such as rodents and rabbits. When it comes to strangers, the Glen of Imaal Terrier tends to be polite and sometimes reserved. The Glen of Imaal Terrier has a very inquisitive streak too, and care should be taken not to let him off the leash in an area that is not secured with fencing.

Glen of Imaal Terrier Appearance

The coat of the Glen of Imaal Terrier is harsh and weather resistant, and he also has a softer undercoat. The coloring of the breed can be blue, blue brindle, or wheaten. Although small to medium in size, the Glen of Imaal Terrier is a sturdy and robust looking dog with agility, power, and strength. He has a sweet face and an alert and curious expression. The weight of the Glen of Imaal Terrier is around 35 pounds, and the height around 13-14 inches.

Glen of Imaal Terrier Grooming

The Glen of Imaal Terrier has moderate needs when it comes to grooming, and you will need to brush his coat around twice weekly, and his beard should be cleaned daily for hygiene reasons. You should also trim the hair around his bottom for hygiene reasons. Every few months show dogs will need to have the dead coat stripped, and pet dogs may need to have the coat clipped. The ears should be checked regularly to reduce the risk of infections. The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a low shedder, and may therefore be suitable for those with allergies.

Glen of Imaal Terrier Health Problems and Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the Glen of Imaal Terrier is around 12-15 years, and there are a few health problems linked to the breed, although this is generally a hardy and healthy breed. Some of the health problems to keep an eye out for are HD and PRA. The parents of the Glen of Imaal Terrier puppy should have OFA and CERF certificates.

Glen of Imaal Terrier History

The Glen of Imaal Terrier originates from Ireland, and is related to a number of other terriers, including the Irish Terrier and the Kerry Blue Terrier. These hardy little working dogs were bred to hunt out vermin, badgers, and foxes.




Please Bookmark Our Site:


Digg This! Digg This! Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Add to Faves! Add to Faves! Add to Del.icio.us Add to Del.icio.us Stumble It! Stumble It! Google Google Ma.gnolia Ma.gnolia Seed Newsvine Seed Newsvine Reddit