Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier
Origin Britain
Classification Terrier
Height 23 - 33cm / 9 - 13in
Weight 6 - 8kg / 13 - 18lb
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Exercise Medium
Easily Trainable Challenging
Watchdog Good
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Medium
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Weekly
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Small

Cairn Terrier Description

The Cairn Terrier is a small, shaggy looking terrier. They have a broad head and fairly short muzzle, the ears are small and always erect. Their tail is short. They can be cream, grey, red, brindle or a dark grey almost black colour.

Cairn Terrier Character

Cairn Terriers are lively and cheerful little dogs, a real extrovert of the canine world. They adore children and make wonderful family pets. They require early introductions to other animals to be able to accept them. They are a very stubborn breed and quite independent, training must be carried out in a gentle but firm manner.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.