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The Welsh Terrier is a hardy little dog that resembles other breeds in its family such as the Airedale Terrier and the Lakeland Terrier. The characteristic black and tan coat, rectangular head and bold beard make these guys a smart looking breed. A great companion for the traveler, this dog was a favorite of Caroline Kennedy. They can live indoors or out but ideally spend equal time in both arenas. A fenced yard or at least a leash is necessary and members of this breed become easily bored if not exercised. They are an all around friendly and playful breed towards kids, pets, and even strangers. The owner must have the patience and time for consistent training. These dogs hardly ever shed if their coats are properly brushed and clipped. They are generally free of major health problems and live around 12-14 years.