Wire Pom Terrier Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Wire Pom Terrier Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Wire Pom Terrier puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it?
$600-$800
If you choose to purchase the Wire Pom Terrier, 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 Wire Pom Terrier for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wire Pom Terrier gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Wire Pom Terrier?
Average: The Wire Pom Terrier 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.

Wire Pom Terrier Size

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog?
Small
Weight
How much does the Wire Pom Terrier weigh? Wire Pom Terrier weight:
Male: 11-18 pounds (5-8 kg), Female: 11-18 pounds (5-8 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of the Wire Pom Terrier? Wire Pom Terrier average weight:
Male: 14.5 pounds (6.5 kg), Female: 14.5 pounds (6.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wire Pom Terrier? Wire Pom Terrier height:
Male: 10-13 inches (25-32 cm), Female: 9-12 inches (23-30 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of this fido? Wire Pom Terrier average height:
Male: 11.5 inches (28.5 cm), Female: 10.5 inches (26.5 cm)

Wire Pom Terrier Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wire Pom Terrier have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryFluffy
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Wire Pom Terrier's coat?
Blue GrayRedTanBrownOrangeWhiteBlackWhite & BlackWhite & TanWhite & Black & TanWhite & Tan & Black
Grooming
How to groom the Wire Pom Terrier and how often?
Average: The Wire Pom Terrier 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 Wire Pom Terrier, 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 Wire Pom Terrier dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Wire Pom Terrier?
Wire Pom Terriers 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 Wire Pom Terrier need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Wire Pom Terrier 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.

Wire Pom Terrier Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wire Pom Terrier have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveFriendlyLivelySociableExtrovertedIntelligentPlayfulAttentiveDocileTrainableAlertFearlessKeenBoldQuick
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wire Pom Terrier? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Wire Pom Terrier's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Wire Pom Terrier dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Wire Pom Terriers are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wire Pom Terrier is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wire Pom Terrier sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Wire Pom Terriers don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household, 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? Are they affectionate?
High: Wire Pom Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Wire Pom Terrier need? Wire Pom Terrier social needs:
Wire Pom Terriers need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Wire Pom Terrier dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Wire Pom Terrier bark?
A lot: Wire Pom Terrier is a particularly loud breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. If you want a quiet dog, not the best choice. The main triggers for barking are fear, attention, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking, and defense.
Watchdog Ability
Is Wire Pom Terrier good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wire Pom Terriers are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wire Pom Terrier dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wire Pom Terriers 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 Wire Pom Terrier bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Wire Pom Terrier? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wire Pom Terrier? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Wire Pom Terrier 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.)
Bite Force
Does the Wire Pom Terrier has a hard bite?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Wire Pom Terrier bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI. However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are. They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Wire Pom Terrier do?
Wire Pom Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Wire Pom Terriers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wire Pom Terrier to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wire Pom Terrier roam?
Wire Pom Terriers have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Wire Pom Terrier have high prey drive?
Wire Pom Terriers 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 Wire Pom Terriers are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wire Pom Terrier good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Pom Terrier breed. It is best if you have a small garden where it can occasionally go out to do its business, but this is not important at all. You can exercise him enough with a walk or two a day, so he's comfortable in an apartment.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Wire Pom Terriers 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
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Wire Pom Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Wire Pom Terrier Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Wire Pom Terrier temperament with other people:
Wire Pom Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Pom Terrier dogs get along with other pets? Are Wire Pom Terrier dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Wire Pom Terriers are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Wire Pom Terrier dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Wire Pom Terrier temperament with children:
Wire Pom Terriers are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Wire Pom Terrier dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Wire Pom Terriers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Wire Pom Terrier good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Pom Terrier dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Wire Pom Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Wire Pom Terrier breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Wire Pom Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Wire Pom Terriers good office dogs? Do Wire Pom Terriers make good office friendly dogs? Can Wire Pom Terriers be office dogs?
No
Wire Pom Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Wire Pom Terrier dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Wire Pom Terrier temperament with senior people? Are Wire Pom Terrier dogs good for elderly owners?
Wire Pom Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.

Wire Pom Terrier Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Wire Pom Terrier dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Wire Pom Terrier 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 Wire Pom Terrier breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Wire Pom Terrier breed? Most common health risks of Wire Pom Terrier:
AllergiesCataractsCollapsed TracheaDry EyeEpilepsyHeat IntoleranceHeatstrokeHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismLegg-perthes DiseasePatellar LuxationPatent Ductus ArteriosisSeizuresArthritisDeafnessEye Problems
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Wire Pom Terrier breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Wire Pom Terrier see the vet?
Average
The Wire Pom Terrier 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 Wire Pom Terrier dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Wire Pom Terrier be? What is the age limit of the Wire Pom Terrier? How many years can the oldest Wire Pom Terrier live?
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Wire Pom Terrier: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Wire Pom Terrier breed hypoallergenic?
No
Wire Pom Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the 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 Wire Pom Terrier have? What is the activity level of the Wire Pom Terrier?
Wire Pom Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Wire Pom Terrier dogs require per day?
Wire Pom Terriers need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Wire Pom Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does the Wire Pom Terrier need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1 to 2 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? Wire Pom Terrier risk for obesity:
Average: The Wire Pom Terrier has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks 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 Wire Pom Terrier's weight regularly.
Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Wire Pom Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Wire Pom Terrier has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Wire Pom Terrier drool?
The Wire Pom Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wire Pom Terrier could be a perfect 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 minimum compared to others, just like the Wire Pom Terrier. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Wire Pom Terrier As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Wire Pom Terrier 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). Wire Pom Terrier breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Wire Pom Terrier be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Wire Pom Terrier 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 to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Wire Pom Terrier breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Wire Pom Terrier be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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. Wire Pom Terrier is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Wire Pom Terrier be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a 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 locating missing people. The Wire Pom Terrier is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Wire Pom Terrier be a boat dog?

Not really

Wire Pom Terrier breed usually doesn't like 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, 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 Wire Pom Terrier 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. Wire Pom Terrier is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Wire Pom Terrier dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Wire Pom Terrier Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Wire Pom Terrier: 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 Wire Pom Terrier have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Wire Pom Terrier Recognition

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

Wire Pom Terrier Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Wire Pom Terrier's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Wire Pom Terriers are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Pom Terrier breed.
  • Shedding Level: Wire Pom Terriers are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Wire Pom Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Wire Pom Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Wire Pom Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Wire Pom Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wire Pom Terriers 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.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Wire Pom Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Mouthiness: Wire Pom Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wire Pom Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Wire Pom Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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