Glen of Imaal Terrier
Good with Kids:
The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a very intelligent dog that learns quickly and easily adapts to the family situation. They are easy to train and get on well with children and other household animals.
Country of origin:
Small dog breed
This breed is equable, affectionate, brave, and very demanding of themselves, loyal, intelligent but late developers; they can be stubborn, are playful, lively, and boisterous. They are usually calm indoors and they rarely bark.
Terrier dog breeds (AKC)
Glen of Imaal Terrier get on well with children. Some of the dogs of this breed can be rather dominant towards other dogs, but provided they have had positive experiences of cats and other household animals when grooming up, they can happily mix with them. Visitors you wish to see will be cheerful welcomed, while unwelcome ones will get a less friendly reception. They will bark if they detect danger.
The Glen of Imaal Terrier has a medium-length, hard and coarse-haired outer coat, a soft dense under-layer. The colours range from dark grey (considered blue) with highlights, through brindle, to wheaten.
If you Glen of Imaal Terrier is a pet, hand-plucking its coat about twice a year will be sufficient grooming; coat of show dogs require more attention. Clip excess hair between the pads of its feet and also remove it from the ear passages.
The training of this breed need not be difficult. They are keen to learn, but they can be dominant and stubborn. Remain consistent at all times in your approach and intermix play with training routines.