Category: Terriers

  • West Highland White Terrier

    In the middle of the nineteenth century it happened that a breeder of cairn terriers in the county of Argyll in England got some white pups in his litters. These dogs were selected and bred to obtain the West Highland white terrier, which is simply a white cairn The West Highland White Terrier, commonly known […] More

  • Welsh Terrier

    The breed was first presented in 1885, but in fact it had existed for some time as the olf reddish-black wirehaired terrier. Description Aesthetically it is a miniature of the Airedale from which it is descended through crossings with other terriers. Maximum height allowed 15 inches (39 cm.). Weight from 20 to 21 pounds (9-9.5 […] More

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    Soft-coated wheaten terrier

    This is the youngest representative of the vast family of terriers. Its first public presentation was in 1933. It is not well known outside county Kerry in Ireland Description it is a strong dog that moves gracefully Height: about 12 inches (30 cm.). Ideal weight: 35 pounds (15.8 kg.). It has a rather short muzzle, […] More

  • Skye Terrier

    The origin of the Skye terrier is connected with a shipwreck. In the early 1600’s a Spanish ship came to grief against the rocks of the island of Skye in the  Scottish Hebrides. Among the survivors were Maltese dogs that mated with local terriers. Description Its length should be twice its height. Average hight is […] More

  • Sealyham Terrier

    The Sealyham was developed in the middle of the nineteenth century by Captain John Edwards by crossing hounds, the Dandie Dinmont, the basset of Flanders, the corgi, The West Highland terrier, and the wirehaired fox terrier. It was officially recognized in 1910 More

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    Scottish Terrier

    This breed was developed in Scotland in 1700, but the dog with the size and shape we know today dates from 1800. Until that date, it was known as the Aberdeen terrier, after the town in which it was raised. Description The Scottish Terrier is a small, compact, short-legged, sturdily-built terrier of good bone and […] More

  • Norwich Terrier

    This dog first appeared during the second half of the nineteenth century under the name of Jones (the name of its breeder); but later it took the official name of Norwich, the city that gave it birth.. During World War I, the breed disappeared; it was later reconstructed from Bedlingtons,  bullterriers, and Irish terriers. Description […] More

  • Norfolk Terrier

    Originally from the county of Norfolk. The Norfolk Terrier is a British breed of dog. Prior to gaining recognition as an independent breed in 1964, it was a variety of the Norwich Terrier, distinguished from the “prick eared” Norwich by its “drop ears” (or folded ears). Together, the Norfolk and Norwich Terriers are the smallest of the working terriers. More

  • Manchester Terrier

    Origin:  The early 19th century saw times of poor sanitation in England. Rats soon became a health menace and rat killing became a popular sport. John Hulme, enthusiastic devotee of the sport of rat-baiting and rabbit coursing, crossed a whippet to a cross-bred terrier to produce a tenacious, streamlined animal better suited to the sport. […] More

  • Lakeland Terrier

      Lakeland terrier was developed in the nineteenth century, probably by crossings between the Bedlington and an Old English wirehaired terrier. It was recognized in 1921 Description Height: 33 – 38 cmLife span: 12 – 16 yearsMass: 7 – 8 kg (Adult) Colors: Black, Grizzle & Tan, Red, Black & Tan, Blue, Wheaten Personality Affectionate, […] More

  • Kerry Blue Terrier

    The Kerry blue was developed int he 1700’s by Irish shepherds of  County Kerry. It is mainly the result of crossing the Irish terrier, the Dandie Dinmont, and the Bedlington. Its standard was fixed at the end of World War I. Together with the shamrock, the Kerry blue has become a symbol of Ireland. Description […] More

  • Jack Russel Terrier

    This breed was developed in the last century by an English clergyman, Parson Jack Russel, a great breeder and well-known dog lover. Description Due to their working nature, Jack Russell terriers remain much as they were some 200 years ago. They are sturdy, tough, and tenacious, measuring between 10–15 inches (25–38 cm) at the withers, […] More

  • Irish Terrier

    The breed is 2.000 years ol, but the earliest image we have of it is in a painting of the 1700’s. The Irish Terrier (Irish: Brocaire Rua) is a dog breed from Ireland, one of many breeds of terrier.  The Dublin dog show in 1873 was the first to provide a separate class for Irish […] More

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier

    Breed history: The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small Scottish breed of dog in the terrier family. The breed originates from the dogs being used in the border country of Scotland and England. The breed was popular among the gypsies and was used by farmers to kill vermin. With its short legs it was able […] More

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    Cairn Terrier

    Breed history: The Cairn Terrier is recognized as one of the earliest Scottish highland working dogs originated in the 1500s. It is used for hunting and burrowing prey among the cairns. The Cairn was named for the way it would squeeze down into “cairns” and bark at fox and badgers until the farmer could arrive […] More