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Sealyham Terrier

This small and sturdy dog with lots of energy is one with a slightly mournful expression whose breed number has increased over the years. Also known as ‘Sealy,’ the profuse hair around its forehead and legs distinguishes it from other breeds. Discover more about our Sealyham Terrier puppies for sale below!

Breed History

Sealyham Terrier came into existence after Captain John Tucker-Edwardes decided to create a terrier that will serve as a perfect sporting companion that is also fearless. He was believed to have crossed Dandie Dinmont terriers, fox terriers, West Highland terriers amongst others in order to create the Sealyham Terrier. After its creation, it was used to flush pheasants and rabbits. Sometime around the 20th century, this breed was a must-have for the jet-set and was found even amongst royalty.


This breed has a tendency to have a dominant personality if left unchecked but if properly trained, the Sealyham Terrier can be the calmest dog ever. It is also a very devoted dog to its family but doesn’t do well with strangers and other dogs. Sealyham can be really stubborn but this can also be curbed from childhood, punishing Sealyham Terrier only results in more obstinacy. It does not do well in a noisy environment but makes a wonderful family companion.


Sealyham Terrier possesses a lot of hair which results in overheating under extreme temperature; it requires a shaded environment with lots of water available. It thrives in a busy family environment but also enjoys having a small yard of its own. It also does not mind moving from one place to another with its owner.


For this breed, a lot of daily walks is necessary. It is usually very active while young but as it grows, it tends to put on excess weight hence, it is important that it gets enough exercise. Playtime is also a great exercising period for the Sealyham Terrier.


Sealyham Terrier requires average grooming; its coat needs to be brushed regularly to reduce shedding. In order to avoid infections, their ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly. Occasional flea treatment is also required. In addition, regular baths and nail trimmings are also essential to keep the Sealyham Terrier in good health condition.

Our Sealyham Terrier puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country. 

The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Sealyham Terrier puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.

Contact us today to learn more about the availability of our Sealyham Terrier puppies for sale. We look forward to helping you find your next family member. Our pet counselors can answer any questions you have about our Sealyham Terrier puppies.


Ten frequently asked questions about Sealyham Terrier

What is the life expectancy of a Sealyham Terrier?

This breed usually lives for as long as 12 to 14 years. It tends to live longer if its fitness and weight are properly maintained.

Does Sealyham Terrier make a good watchdog?

Although Sealyham Terrier is not the first breed that will come to mind when thinking of a watchdog, it makes a surprisingly great watchdog. It has a rather deep bark for its size that will alert its owner to any strange sight and sound.

How sensitive is the Sealyham Terrier?

Sealyham Terrier is a highly sensitive breed when compared to other dogs. It gets emotionally affected by soft punishment and does not do well with irregular daily routines and frequent guest visits.

Can Sealyham Terrier be easily trained?

Like every other terrier, Sealyham Terrier is very smart but independent when it comes to training. However, if a positive approach is adopted while training the Sealyham, the best results will be achieved as it is a very sensitive dog that does not do well with negativity.

How energetic is the Sealyham Terrier?

Sealyham terrier is a fairly energetic dog and needs stimulation in order to channel its energy properly.

Does Sealyham Terrier shed a lot of hair?

No. Sealyham Terrier sheds almost no hair at all and is suitable for owners who are allergic to dogs’ hair.

Is Sealyham Terrier recommended for little children?

No. Sealyham does not have the patience to tolerate any act of childishness from little children, most Sealyham Terriers cannot withstand the incessant teasing from kids and are also possessive of whatever belongs to them, as a result, they won’t take it lightly when their personal stuff is being tampered with.

How intelligent is the Sealyham Terrier?

The intelligence raking of this breed is low to average as the Sealyham Terrier is not the brightest when it comes to intelligence. It takes an average of between 40 to 80 repetitions for it to understand and memorize a new command.

How playful is the Sealyham Terrier?

Sealyham terrier is not the most playful dog but like several other dogs, it plays as much as it can. Sometimes, it barks in excitement as a form of play.

How much social interaction does Sealyham Terrier need?

For Sealyham Terrier, it does not do well with being around people and will rather be left alone. In a way, the Sealyham Terrier is antisocial.

If you need a dog built low to the ground, heavy boned, strong temperament and needs only moderate exercise, Sealyham Terrier is the right fit for you.

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