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Weltador Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Weltador so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginEngland flagEngland Canada flagCanada Wales flagWales
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Welsh Terrier and Labrador Retriever mix

Weltador Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Weltador puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Weltador in the United States? How much money is a Weltador?

Where to buy a Weltador with a good pedigree?

$800-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Weltador, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Weltador for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Weltador gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Weltador? How many Weltador are there in the world?
Average: The Weltador is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Weltador Size

Size
Is a Weltador small, medium or large dog?

How big do Weltador get?

What is the average size of a Weltador?

Large
Weight
How much does the Weltador weigh? How much should a Weltador weight? What is the normal weight of a Weltador? How much does a full-grown Weltador weight?
Male: 60-75 pounds (27-34kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Weltador?
Male: 67.5 pounds (30.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Weltador? Weltador height:
Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 21-23 inches (53-58 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Weltador?
Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 22 inches (55.5 cm)

Weltador Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Weltador have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryDenseSoftWaterproofHardShort
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Weltador coats?
BlackTanGrizzle Yellow Chocolate
Grooming
How to groom the Weltador and how often? How often should I take my Weltador to the groomer?
Average: The Weltador requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential.

Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Weltador, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment.

Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk-in dog bath places nearby.

Shedding Level
How much do Weltador dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Weltador? Do Weltador dogs shed a lot?
Weltador dogs are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Weltador need a bath? How often should you give a Weltador a bath? Can I bathe my Weltador every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Weltador Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Weltador have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
PlayfulLovingIndependentEnergeticAlertIntelligentFriendlyResponsiveAffectionateLoyalGentleGoingSocialSpiritedCheerful
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Weltador? Is the Weltador breed dumb or smart?
Smart: The Weltador dogs have great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Weltador is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Weltador dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Weltador?
Weltador dogs are very easy to train. They easily find out the association between commands and actions.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Weltador is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Weltador sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Weltador dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Weltador a good family dog?
Average: Weltador dogs are average dogs regarding their affection level. Some breeds are forthcoming and friendly, while others are independent and don't bond too closely with their owners.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Weltador need? Weltador social needs:
Weltador dogs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Weltador dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Weltador bark?
Average to High: The Weltador is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Weltador good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Weltador dogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Weltador dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Weltador dogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Weltador bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Weltador? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Weltador? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Weltador has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)

Moderate

The Weltador has an average chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Weltador has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Weltador? How much bite force does a Weltador have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Weltador bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Weltador, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Weltador do?
Weltador dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Weltador dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Weltador to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Weltador roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Weltador is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Weltador have high prey drive?
Weltador dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Weltador dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Weltador good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Weltador in an apartment?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Weltador indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Weltador dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Weltador be left alone? How long can you leave a Weltador alone?
Weltador dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Weltador Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Weltador temperament with other people:
Weltador dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Weltador dogs get along with other pets? Are Weltador dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Weltador dogs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Weltador dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Weltador temperament with children:
Weltador dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Weltador dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Weltador breed live with a cat?
Weltador dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Weltador good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Weltador dogs get along with other dogs?
Weltador dogs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Weltador can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Weltador breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Weltador breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Weltador dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Weltador dogs good office canines? Do Weltador dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Weltador is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Weltador dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Weltador temperament with senior people? Are Weltador dogs good for elderly owners?
Weltadors are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Weltador Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Weltador dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Weltador is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Weltador breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Weltador breed? Most common health risks of Weltador:
CataractsHip DysplasiaProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)BloatEpilepsySkin IrritationEar InfectionsElbow DysplasiaOsteochondrosis DissecansTricuspid Valve DysplasiaAcute Moist DermatitisCold TailMyopathy
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Weltador breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Weltador see the vet?
Average
The Weltador should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Weltador dogs live? How old can a Weltador be? What is the age limit of the Weltador? How many years can the oldest Weltador live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Weltador?

How long is the lifespan of a Weltador?

10-14 years
The average lifespan of Weltador: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Weltador breed hypoallergenic?
No
Weltador dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Weltador have? What is the activity level of the Weltador?
Weltador dogs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Weltador need? How much exercise do Weltador dogs require per day?

Do Weltador dogs need a lot of exercises?

Weltador dogs need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Weltador breed need?
Weltador dogs don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Weltador need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Weltador breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Weltador? How much food should I feed my Weltador?
Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Weltador risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Weltador's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Weltador weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

High 🔼

The Weltador has a high chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Weltador drool?
The Weltador is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Weltador could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Weltador.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Weltador As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Weltador be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Weltador breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Weltador be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Weltador be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Weltador breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Weltador be a sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Weltador breed is a good choice for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Weltador be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.

The Weltador breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Weltador be a boat dog?

Yes

Weltador breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Weltador be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Weltador is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Weltador dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Weltador Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Weltador pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Weltador breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Weltador: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Weltador have in a litter? How many puppies can the Weltador breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Weltador have? How many puppies can a Weltador give birth to?
5-10 puppies

Weltador Recognition

AKC Group
Is Weltador recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Weltador recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Weltador breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.

Weltador Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: The Weltador dogs have great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Weltador dogs are very easy to train.
  • Shedding Level: Weltador dogs are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Weltador is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Weltador dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Weltador dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Weltador dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Weltadors are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Weltador dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Weltador breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Weltador dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Stinkiness: The Weltador has a high chance of bad smell.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Weltador's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Mouthiness: Weltador dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Weltador is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Weltador dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Weltador is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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