The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier originates from the Irish east coast, in county wicklow, which is in the ravine (=Valle) the Imaal. From this rough and wild valley this very old breed got its name. It was first mentioned around 1575.
Like old farm dog, the Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier he had a very busy life and worked hard for his master. Su trabajo consistía en atrapar ratas y ratones en las granjas y manejar máquinas de trabajo más pequeñas como mantequeras y trituradoras de trabajo, en las que tenía que correr con correas de cuero. He also accompanied his master on the fox hunt, the Badger and Otter. He worked in silence and if necessary he fought to the death. Before it was banned in Ireland, the Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier also used in questionable dogfights. Of course, he was also the most loyal friend and guarded the house and the yard, nunca rehuía enfrentarse a un oponente mucho más grande y fuerte.
For its owner, the Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier era tan importante como su pan de cada día, although undemanding, frugal and tough enough to share the barren life of farmers. This harsh life brought with it a ruthless selection. Only the toughest and most frugal Terriers survived, what characterizes the breed until today.
El pedigrí del Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier es un secreto irlandés hasta el día de hoy. In Ireland itself, this Terrier has never been numerous and did not leave his ancestral home until 1980, when the owners preserved him as a true child of nature, marked by great courage, skill and endurance. In 1933 the breed was officially recognized by the Irish Kennel Club ( I.K.C.). The international recognition of the F.C.I. continued on 1981.
The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier it is small but strong and robust and weighs up to 16 kilograms with a maximum height at the withers of 36 centimeters. Its relatively small forward leaning ears are notable.. Its coat is medium length and consists of a rough top layer and a smooth bottom layer. It can be wheat colored, tabby blue or in different shades of red and gold. En el caso de un pelaje de color oscuro es común una máscara negro-azul, which can also show as stripes over the ears, along the back and tail, so these marks become clearly clearer with increasing age.
Character and skills
Hoy en día el Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier it is a gentle and docile family dog. Its balanced and faithful nature, así como su temperamento medio hacen la vida con él muy agradable. The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier is very affectionate, always happy and in a good mood and preferably “in the middle”. Enjoy all the attention and care, but without demanding anything. Rather, follows her around with her alert gaze and once she has gained attention, muestra su alegría por ello con fuertes golpes de cola. Si la alegría es particularmente grande, his temperament can also run away with him.
Children are welcome as playmates, if they show him the respect that he shows. Pets are accepted by him without problems when they get used to each other. The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier she is always friendly with strangers, y con su contagiosa alegría, su encanto y su irresistible mirada tiene rápidamente todas las simpatías de su lado. After all, it is a terrier that radiates a lot of personality. He is open-minded and not afraid to learn new things. He likes to be everywhere with his nose. In general, everything that is new – Weird people, new environments, un objeto que no ha estado allí antes – it is very interesting and has to be examined very carefully. The Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier is a particularly attentive observer. Along with her charming nature and her desire to do everything right, is very adaptable and develops a very close relationship with his family. He likes to accompany them whenever possible. Like a very people-oriented terrier, los defendería en caso de emergencia, even to death. Feel more comfortable in your proximity.
What characterizes him Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier is his great courage, su confianza en sí mismo y su inteligencia por encima de la media. Sufficient workload and intellectual work are important to the intelligent four-legged friend. Enjoy almost all activities, be it sports with dogs, juegos de búsqueda o trucos de aprendizaje – is available for all kinds of fun.
Despite its short legs, it is very agile, debido a su físico musculado, a small power. Sus características especiales son sus patas delanteras ligeramente curvadas con las patas giradas hacia afuera, his big head and his pronounced chest. The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier it is a very balanced dog, that radiates great calm on the one hand, but on the other hand you are immediately ready for action and, if required, vigorously watches over and defends your home and family.
The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier – the little irish with a big heart
Like a silent working terrier it hardly barks. It is also less excitable than other terriers. Sometimes you can see the Irish stubbornness, but the Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier not resentful. Due to its origin it does not tolerate heat very well, he likes harsh weather and when the wind blows around his nose. Pero si la química no es correcta, or if the other dog brazenly approaches him, you will receive the message – “Glen doesn't like your attitude”. So, it is important to socialize with other dogs from the beginning and to have contact with many dogs of different ages.
Care “Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier”
Debido a que el Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier still very original and not over-bred, still a very healthy and robust breed. Its coat has a rough top coat with a smooth undercoat that needs to be trimmed. Otherwise, his self-cleaning coat is very easy to care for. Coat color is wheat or Brindle (Blue striped).
A consistent but loving upbringing makes the Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier a faithful companion, nice and gentle, which is easy to handle.
Life expectancy “Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier”
The Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier is considered an original dog breed, que goza de buena salud y robustez debido a la ausencia de enfermedades hereditarias causadas por la cría. If maintained in a species-appropriate manner, will live an average of twelve years.
Images "Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier"
1 – Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier during International show of dogs in Katowice – Saucer, Poland. Breeder – Piotr Kuźnik, http://www.irishglen.pl/ by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
2 – Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier during International show of dogs in Katowice – Saucer, Poland. Breeder – Piotr Kuźnik, http://www.irishglen.pl/ by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
3 – Adult w:Glen of Imaal Terrier by photo by Scoo / CC BY-SA
4 – Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier during International show of dogs in Katowice – Saucer, Poland. Breeder – Piotr Kuźnik, http://www.irishglen.pl/ by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
5 – Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier during International show of dogs in Katowice – Saucer, Poland. Breeder – Piotr Kuźnik, http://www.irishglen.pl/ by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
6 – Glen of Imaalinterrieri by Sami Kronqvist / CC BY-SA
Videos "Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier"
Type and recognitions:
- FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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- Section : . .
- – FCI – Terriers 1 Large and medium-sized terriers. ⓘ
- – AKC – Terriers ⓘ
- – ANKC – Terriers ⓘ
- – CKC – Terriers ⓘ
- – KC – Terriers ⓘ
- – NZKC – Terriers ⓘ
- – UKC – Terriers ⓘ
FCI breed standard "Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier"
FCI - Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier
1. Irish Glenn of Imaal Terrier, Wicklow Terrier, Glen, Glennie (English).
2. Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier (French).
3. Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier (German).
4. Glen of imaal terrier (Portuguese).
5. Glen, Wicklow Terrier, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier (español).