Norfolk Terrier


The Norfolk Terrier originating from Great Britain is a hunting dog in the Terrier family.
Norfolk Terrier

Appearance & Grooming

The Norfolk Terrier is a small dog with neatly folded ears, which are different from pointed ears of Norwich Terrier. The breed has a rough outer coat and soft inner coat in wheaten, black, red, grizzle, and tan. The Norfolk Terrier sheds seasonally and requires weekly brushing when shedding.

Behavior & Disposition

The Norfolk Terrier has a confident and fearless personality. They tend to play well with younger children. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with puppies and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Norfolk Terrier has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Norfolk Terrier should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and should have daily walks.


The Norfolk Terrier is a smart and friendly dog, but obedience training is recommended. Their instinct to hunt in groups can be dangerous when small animals are nearby. Therefore, it is recommended to have a good leash on them.

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