Are Welsh terriers loyal?
Affectionate and loyal, Welsh Terriers love spending time with their humans, and they are great with older children. Though they generally get along with other dogs, they may be dog-aggressive if they lack training and socialization. They also may chase smaller animals.
Are Welsh terriers good with babies?
The Welsh Terrier is generally friendly with kids and enjoys the company of children of all ages. Dogs of this breed often tend to bond a strong relationship with the family’s children. However, they can be overly boisterous with small kids and can risk playing too roughly and knocking over them.
Can a child be frightened of a Welsh Terrier?
Easily frightened children that don’t have experience with dogs should be given chances to get used to what dogs are like before one becomes a part of the family. Like many dogs, Welsh terriers will have moments of joyous romping that can result in the accidental knocking over of a small child.
Can a Welsh Terrier be a good dog?
Like many dogs, Welsh terriers will have moments of joyous romping that can result in the accidental knocking over of a small child. They may be small, but they are much more physically powerful than many other similarly-sized dogs. Some families will find this sort of sturdy little dog a great fit. Others may not.
Can a Welsh Terrier bite on a shirt?
Even if the dog isn’t intentionally nipping, a Welsh terrier tooth can easily snag a shirt or cause a bruise simply due to their disproportionately large teeth, their exuberance, small (sneaky!) size, and tendency to swing their heads around when excited. Not everyone would point this out, but, in my experience, this risk is a valid concern.
Where can I find a Welsh Terrier for rescue?
Welsh Terriers that are available for rescue can be viewed under the RESCUE tab > Available Welshies. Please fill out the adoption form and use the drop-down arrow, above the form, to direct the application to your closest WTCARES representative.
Why do Welsh Terriers come to wtcares?
Welshes come to WTCARES for many reasons. Perhaps an owner has moved and cannot take their dog with them or the owner has become ill and is unable to look after their Welsh any longer. We also rescue Welshes from shelters, wondering lost in the streets, and those turned over from commercial breeders.
Who is the Welsh Terrier Club of America?
WTCARES was formed as a committee of the Welsh Terrier Club of America in the early 1980’s. With a mission to rescue Welsh terriers in need and to rehome them. WTCARES became a charitable trust established by the WTCA in 2007 with its own trustees and treasury. Welshes come to WTCARES for many reasons.
Can a Welsh Terrier live in an apartment?
The Welsh Terrier is a lively, happy family companion. Welsh Terriers are good with children. Some Welsh Terriers are more tolerant than others toward other animals. Welsh Terriers are intelligent and need firm, consistent training. Housebreaking may be a challenge. Welsh Terriers can live in an apartment if they get plenty of exercise.