Category: Terriers

  • German Hunting Terrier

    This breed was developed during the last century by crossings among various english den or lair hunting dogs. Description Its height must be under 16 inches (40 cm;). Weight between 20 and 22 pounds (9-10 kg.) for dogs; 17 to 19 pounds (7.5 – 8.5 kg.) for bitches. It has a powerful muzzle with pronounced […] More

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    Glen of Imaal Terrier

    Glen of Imaal Terrier

    The Glen of Imaal terier was first presented publicly at an irish dog show in 1933. It was imported into the U.S. in 1968 Description It is similar to the Welsh corgi, but its hair is hard and crinkly. Height: dogs 14 inches ( 36 cm.); bitches, 13 inches (33 cm.);. Weight:  dogs, 30 to […] More

  • Yorkshire Terrier

    The breed was developed during the last century by miners in the English county of Yorkshire who hoped to obtain a dog adapted to catching the terrible rats that infested the mine shafts. Crossings among the Skye terrier, the black-and-tan toy terrier, the Dandie Dinmont, and the Maltese all contributed to the makeup of this […] More

  • 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

  • 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