I'm looking to adopt an OES. I have plenty of experiance with them. I live 1 hr. outside of philly. Keep me in mind. Carla James
I would like to know the price of a long haired chihuahua so I can buy me one sometime before the summertime ends this year okay I really love small puppies and I really want a long haired chihuahua one day soon mary schaefer
I will have a female chorkie for sale April 19th,I think,The Mom is a registered Chihuahua,she has her papers,she is long haired.The Dad is a Tea Cup Yorkie-as you see in my pic.He has his papers,but they were never mailed in,so therefore the puppy wont have papers,sorry to say. The puppy will be black and rust colored. They were born Feb. 21st. My tea cup yorkie weighs about 3 pounds,and the Mom weighs about 8 pounds I believe.Any other questions plz feel free to ask. Chanda Walden-Volz
i have a 2month old pure Queensland heeler name spike that needs a good home. I am not able to provide a warming home at this time due to being evicted because of having him. i received the puppy as a birthday present from my grandmother and i feel so bad that i cant provide for him. jordan
I've grown up with Chihuahuas. I got my first one about 4 years ago and since that shes had two liters of pups. My dad kept one of the first ones. He was a long hair and we all loved him very much. Just last friday he got hit and dad is so upset over it so we're trying to get a male long hair to breed with Misty, my dog. Wish me luck sammie
My first Westy, Phoebe lived with my daughter in England for 17 years. Lived all over the world. A lot of time on a bicycle in France. Wonderful, and my daughter totally bereft when sh died. I have a westi too, in the USA, she is now 10 years old. I adore her beyond words. The best in the world. I want to buy my daughter in England one. Very young. She lives in the heart of herefordshire. Where can I get an inexpensive one for her please. I,m going over to England April 11 th for two months and would like to find one for my daughter Tetesa. Love Marjorie hart Anonymous
The Norwich is one of the smallest Terrier breeds. Like many types of terriers it was bred to hunt rodents. It was used to hunt rats in the stables, and also to bolt foxes during hunts. When the practice of cropping drop ears of show dogs became illegal England, there was much debate about the recognized standard of this dog. The breed was split into two recognized breeds, the Norwich Terrier with prick ears and the Norfolk Terrier with drop ears.
Norwich Terriers have the trademark Terrier personality. They are courageous, active and willful. They are also very loving dogs that need plenty of companionship. The Norwich is very alert and intelligent, and needs something to occupy its mind at all times. A very sociable dog, it loves to play and gets along well with children and is usually okay with strangers. It does fine with most other pets, but should not be trusted with rodents.
Overall the The Norwich Terrier is a healthy breed but when choosing one for a pet, it is important to be aware of potential health problems of the breed. These include epilepsy, joint problems, heart disease, and Upper Airway Syndrome.
Common Name(s) Norwich Terrier, Jones Terrier, and Cantab Terrier
Breed Type The Norwich is one of the smallest Terrier breeds. Bred to hunt rodents, the Norwich Terrier is also a devoted companion.
Background The Norwich Terrier came into existence in England in the 1800s. They were used to hunt rats in the stables, and also to bolt foxes during hunts. This breed is believed to be a descendent of either the Irish Terrier or the extinct Trumpington Terrier. In the early days of kennel club recognition, the Norwich Terrier could have prick or drop ears. Drop ears of show dogs were cropped until it became an illegal practice in England. After much debate, the breed was split. Those with prick ears were still recognized as Norwich Terriers, and those with drop ears were known as Norfolk Terriers.
Description The Norwich Terrier has a short but sturdy build. Its eyes are dark, and its ears stand erect. The face sports distinctive whiskers and eyebrows. The tail is usually docked to half its original length where permitted. The straight, wiry coat comes in red, wheaten, tan, black and tan, and grizzle (red and black hairs throughout the coat). Norwich Terriers are about 10 inches tall, and usually weigh between 10 and 12 pounds.
Care and Feeding The best food sources for the Norwich Terrier include fish, pork, beef, potato, wheat and oats. Minerals should come from sea kelp and oyster shell. This breed needs a daily combing and brushing of its coat. Baths or dry shampoos should be given only when necessary. The coat should be hand-stripped at least twice a year, preferably more often. Clipping can damage the coat, and should only be done on elderly dogs that cannot tolerate stripping. This breed's tail is usually docked at 2 or 3 days of age. Norwich Terriers need yearly checkups to stay healthy. Vaccinations are due on the following schedule:
Norwich Terriers shed lightly. Regular vacuuming is sufficient to keep hair off of furniture and carpets.
Housing Your Dog Norwich Terriers can do well in small spaces, and do not need much of a yard as long as they get lots of exercise. It needs plenty of toys to occupy its mind.
Social Behaviors The Norwich Terrier is a very sociable dog. It loves to play and gets along well with children. It usually does fine around strangers. It is good with other dogs and most other types of pets, but should not be trusted around rodents.s.
Handling and Training The Norwich Terrier is reasonably easy to train, but is prone to stubborn spells. Patience and consistency are important. This breed is happiest when it has plenty of mental stimulation and physical activity, so it is a good idea to enroll it in obedience or agility classes.
Activities Norwich Terriers have lots of energy, and therefore need plenty of exercise. Much of this can be accomplished through work and play, but a daily walk is also important.
Breeding/Reproduction Norwich Terriers usually have small litters, and they often have difficulty whelping. Caesarean sections are often necessary. When breeding your Norwich, bloodlines of both dogs should be checked for epilepsy, hip dysplasia and heart disease.
Common Health Problems In general, the Norwich Terrier is a healthy breed but it is important to be aware of potential health problems. These include epilepsy, joint problems, heart disease, and Upper Airway Syndrome. It is also prone to tick infestation, so it is crucial to take preventive measures.
Availability Norwich Terriers are in short supply. Breeders may be located online if there are none in your immediate area, but it is very important to seek out reputable ones. Some unscrupulous breeders have been known to pass off mixed breeds or Cairn Terriers with docked tails as Norwich Terriers. Prices vary greatly, and are often in excess of $2,000.