Low on legs, this small dog is nevertheless solid and very robust. With excellent bone structure and great power, this compact dog is surprisingly lively despite his small size.
His pace is frank and impulsive, and his little doggy look does not reflect in any way his great capacity and liveliness.
Between 23 and 25 cm (9.06 to 9.84 inches) for the male
Between 23 and 25 cm (9.06 to 9.84 inches) for the female
Between 5 and 5 kg (11.02 to 11.02 pounds) for the male
Between 5 and 6 kg (11.02 to 13.23 pounds) for the female
His color varies between different shades of red, grey or black and tan. White markings may be accepted.
His flat hair is straight and hard. Its texture is similar to a wire.
The skull of the Norfolk Terrier is slightly rounded but broad and has a well defined stop. His oval eyes are dark brown or black.
His medium sized ears are v-shaped. His nose is black.
His tail was initially shortened, but the trend is more and more towards medium length. It is straight and tapers towards the tip. When shortened, it is carried erect.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 3, section 2 and is #272