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Dandie Dinmont Terrier


Overview

Adult Size

  • Medium
  • Small

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Little
  • Sheds Nearly Not at All

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Terrier Group

Coat Length

  • Medium Coat

Coat Quality

  • Hard Coat
  • Soft Coat

Colors

  • Gray
  • Silver
  • White

Drools

  • Drools Occasionally

Energy Level

  • Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Occasional Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 10-13″
  • 4-9″

Full Grown Weight

  • 16-20lbs
  • 21-25lbs

General Health

  • Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Hot Weather

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids
  • Very Good With Kids

Grooming

  • Requires Regular Brushing
  • Requires Regular Grooming

Intelligence

  • Smart

Personality

  • Affectionate
  • Very Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Playful
  • Very Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies