“The Welsh Terrier is as alert and spirited as any self-respecting terrier, but a bit calmer than most— “game, not quarrelsome,” as breed fanciers say. The Welshman was bred to do battle with badgers, otters, and other dangerous opponents,” AKC.
The playful, yet mild-mannered Welsh Terrier, also known as the Old English Terrier originated from Wales. This dog breed belongs to theAKC/UKC, Terrier Group. The Welsh Terrier came into existence during the 1700’s and was used to fox hunt, catch badger, and otters.
The Welsh Terrier is one of the only two terriers that are native to Wales, and was thought to have come from a mix of theold Black and Tan Rough Terrier. This dog breed was extremely popular during the 18th and 19th centuries.