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West Highland White Terrier


White Terrier

Other Names:

Westie

Native:

Scotland/British Isles 

Height:

11inches

Weight:

6 to 8 kg

Colour:

White

Coat:

Double coat wiry on the outside and soft on the inside

Temperament:

Alert, intelligent, friendly, faithful, courageous, and very devoted

Life Span:

12-14years.

West Highland Terrier is a stubborn dog has a strong personality. He is an affectionate, cheerful pet that loves children. This excellent little guard dog also sounds the alarm at the least provocation.
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Norwich Terrier


Norwich Terrier

Other Names

Trumpington Terrier

Native

Great Britain 

Height

25.4 cm

Weight

About 5kg

Colour

All shades of red, wheaten, black and tan or grizzle. White marks are not desirable.

Coat

Hard, wiry and straight, lying close to the body with a definite undercoat.

Temperament

Outgoing, appealing, clever.

Life Span

13-15years.

The smallest of the terriers, the Norwich Terrier is a spunky little dog that loves to know what is going on, who is going to be there, and generally be the center of anything that is going on.
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Fox Terrier, (Smooth and Wirehaired)


Fox Terrier

Other Names

Smooth Fox Terrier; Wire Fox Terrier

Native

Great Britain 

Height

15 - 16 inches

Weight

6-9kg for wire fox terrier, 6.8- 8.6kg for smooth fox terrier.

Colour

White with tan or black markings. White should be predominate.

Coat

Dense and very wiry for wire fox terrier, Dense coat of sleek short hairs which may not be thin anywhere on his body for smooth fox terrier.

Temperament

Alert, determined, eager, trustworthy, affectionate.

Life Span

12 - 14 Years.

One of the oldest terriers, Fox terrier primarily a companion dog.  It has, two varieties, the Smooth and the Wire.
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Welsh Terrier


Welsh Terrier

Other Names

Welshie

Native

Great Britain, Wales 

Height

14 - 15.5 inches

Weight

9-9.5kg.

Colour

Black and tan; also black, grizzle and tan.

Coat

Abundant, wiry, hard and close.

Temperament

Active, playful.

Life Span

10 - 12 Years.

Dominant personality, the Welsh Terrier forms a strong bond with his owners and is affectionate, playful and cheerful. The Welsh Terrier is similar to the Airedale Terrier.
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Kerry Blue


Kerry Blue

Other Names

Irish Blue Terrier

Native

Ireland 

Height

17.5-19.5 inches

Weight

15 to 18 kg.

Colour

Any shade of blue, with or without black points,; a small white patch on chest should not be penalized.

Coat

Soft, spiky, plentiful and wavy.

Temperament

Determined, friendly, enthusiastic.

Life Span

12-15years.

Outgoing and friendly towards their family, they are known to give big, slurpy kisses.
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Airedale


Airedale

Other Names

Working Terrier,  Waterside Terrier,  Bingley Terrier

Native

Great Britain  

Height

23 inches

Weight

20.5 -27 kg.

Colour

Body-saddle, top of neck and top surface of tail, black or grizzle, all other parts tan.

Coat

Hard, dense and wiry with a soft undercoat.

Temperament

Intelligent, responsive, loyal.

Life Span

12-14years.

Known as the 'King of the Terriers', the dog is large with a rough coat. Airedale is a loyal and faithful companion, playful with children, aloof with strangers and ready to protect family and property if the need arises. The name from a Yorkshire district.
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Irish Terrier


Irish Terrier

Other Names

Irish Red Terrier

Native

Ireland 

Height

17-18inches

Weight

11.3-12.2kg.

Colour

Solid bright red, golden red, red wheaten, or wheaten.

Coat

Short, dense, and wiry.

Temperament

Loyal, lively, and affectionate.

Life Span

12-15years.

Terriers make excellent companions whether they are playmates, hikers, watchdogs or just foot warmers. Loyal to every member of the family.
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Border Terrier


Border Terrier

Native

Great Britain 

Height

10 -12 inches

Weight

5.2 - 7kg.

Colour

Red, grizzle and tan, blue and tan, or wheaten.

Coat

Undercoat is short and dense; its outer coat is very wiry and close-lying.

Temperament

Lively, loving,  good natured and alert.

Life Span

13-15years.

Border Terriers bond to the whole family, and are considered excellent with children. They are also excellent watchdogs and a dog lover's dog.
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Questions of
 Questions & Answers
 1.  Posted on : 7.4.2014  By  :  Jatin Kumar , Dehli View Answer (0) Post Answer
 

If swlling and pain in puppy lungs so what to do for him.

 
 2.  Posted on : 26.3.2014  By  :  K. Chalapathi Rao , Hyderabad View Answer (0) Post Answer
 

Respected Sir/Madam, I would like to know whether an old dog can be accomadated at any good place. We are desparate and can no longer able to maintain it. Kindly help us find a place for its survival. Thanking you and awaiting your early reply, K.Chalapathirao.

 
 3.  Posted on : 22.8.2012  By  :  Chandan , Palghar View Answer (0) Post Answer
 

I have white pomelian dog... he is suffering from hair fall.... please tell me something for reducing hairfall....

 
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