Tenacious, charming, and independent, this small breed is a Terrier down to its furry toes. While they do require a commitment to activity, thy make excellent pets for anyone—city or country, single or a large family. They have a rather keen prey instinct and are protective. You can, however, easily train and socialize them to accept strangers and curb their digging and chasing behaviors.
1. Norfolk Terriers 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Norfolk Terrier Temperament and Training
3. Norfolk Terrier Diet and Feeding
Norfolk Terrier Diet
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Norfolk Terrier Weight
Norfolk Terriers generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Norfolk Terriers. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Norfolk Terrier with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.