cut Less than 31 cm
weight 9 kg in the male, 8.2 kg in the female
hair Outer coat is long and hard (wire). The undercoat is weather resistant
dress Uniformly white in color or with lemon, brown, blue or badger markings on the head and ears.
head Slightly domed skull and wide between the ears. Muzzle is characterized by a formidable square, powerful and long jaw.
eyes Dark, well laid out, round, of medium size.
tail Uncropped tail: medium length, thick at the base, tapering towards the tip. The ideal is the tail carried straight but it should not bend excessively over the back. It must not roll up or twist into a spiral. The buttocks must
behaviour Vigorous, spirited, hardworking, lively and fearless, but friendly in nature.
federation FCI nomenclature group 3 section 2 no 74
Some Famous Sealyham Terriers Efbe's Hidalgo At Goodspice (Charmin) was World Champion (Best in Show) at the 2008 Federation Cynologique Internationale World Dog Show in Stockholm, Sweden. Charmin also won Best of Show in 2007 at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship and Best in Show in 2009 at Crufts. Charmin has also been used for many advertising campaigns. Jennie, the dog of the author of children's literature Maurice Sendak, is represented in his book Turlututu, pointed hat! or Life is surely something else (Sendak has used Sealyhams in many works, in particular in Max et les maximonstres). In the film adaptation of Turlututu, pointy hat! or Life is surely something else (2010), Meryl Streep lends her voice to Jennie3 At the start of the film The Birds, Alfred Hitchcock, in one of his furtive appearances, is seen coming out of a shop with his two Sealyham Terriers - Geoffrey and Stanley - as Tippi Hedren walks in. Hitchcock owned a third Sealyham named Mr. Jenkins. At the end of the movie The Departed, when Matt Damon comes out of the elevator, a Sealyham Terrier makes a short appearance, held on a leash by an old lady who enters the elevator.
The Sealyham Terrier derives its name from Sealyham, Haverfordwest (Wales), where the domain of Captain John Edwardes was located, who selected a variety of dog known for its predisposition to hunting small game. He crossed Dandie Dinmont Terriers with white English Terriers (a variety now extinct), Fox Terriers, West Highland White Terriers or Corgis and then tested the hunting qualities of the dogs resulting from these crosses, eliminating the subjects that did not suit him. step1. The Sealyham became a fashionable dog in Hollywood. Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Harlow, Cary Grant and Elizabeth Taylor owned one, as well as Princess Margaret. The breed was very common in England, but its popularity declined when badger hunting was banned. The Sealyham thus became a companion dog and its use in hunting is now anecdotal. The first Sealyham Terrier Club was established in 1908 and the breed officially recognized in 1910. The Sealyham Terrier is now recognized by major canine societies. Once one of the most popular terriers and the best-known canine breed in Wales, the Sealyham is now listed by the Kennel Club as one of the most endangered indigenous breeds2. A Sealyham Terrier, Champion Efbe's Hidalgo At Goodspice, won Best In Show at Crufts dog show in 2009.
Vigorous, spirited and fit for work. Lively and fearless but friendly in nature. Sealyham puppies are usually very active. With age, the Sealyham tends to become lazier and exhibits an even temperament and very relaxed demeanor. Therefore, it is necessary to monitor their weight by managing their diet and by imposing a little exercise on them, at least a daily walk.