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Norwich Terrier

Among the smallest of the terriers, Norwich Terriers are loving and incredibly lively.

About the Norwich Terrier

Almost breathtakingly full of energy, these little dogs are hardy, bold, and wonderfully cheerful. Norwich Terriers are low on their feet, compact, and solid, in spite of their size.

The Norwich Terrier is a happy, eager dog whose tirelessness and willingness to play makes it an excellent addition to any family.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
United Kingdom
Group
FCI Group 3, AKC Terrier Group
Size category
Small
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Enthusiastic / Loving / Lively / Resilient / Friendly / Confident

Key facts

  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Makes a great family dog
  • Needs a lot of physical and mental exercise

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