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Border Terrier

Border Terrier
Border Terrier Photo #1


The Border-Terrier is first from these Cheviot-Hills are that's on a border of-England & Scotland. The dogs signified-bred to remain farm dogs, & their major purpose meant to drive-fox from the den & to stop them. 

These Border terrier did also utilized to hunt-otters, badgers & martens. Currently, the Border-Terrier is fairly unique in these United States - although they inhabit a very loyal companion & continues to do used as pest-hunters at farms.


Border-Terriers are very friendly & good-natured; these show more of affection & flourish at human contact & attention. The breed is extra easy-going that is representative of these other terrier-breeds. 

They would do well in the home with greater thoughtful kids. They would usually grow along with different dogs but aren't ideal to homes among cats or either other little household-animals. The Border-Terrier doesn't like to happen left alone to long periods-of time & will become unfavorable & bark more if tired or sensing alone. Hence a family wherever everyone operates during these day won't work for the breed. 

Both are cautious about strangers though are generally non hostile. The breed isn't recommended to inexperienced or either inactive dog-owners. This means a dog which loves to-dig. They could be good among other pets, if-socialised well among them. Due on the strong ability to hunt another non-canine-pets are on a risk, & so shall not do left with the dog. The bred, requires good leadership, of a firm also consistent gang leader.


Border-Terriers should be cleaned weekly & stripped on a professional double during these course of these year. The dogs shall only be washed when completely necessary, & then a gentle shampoo shall be utilized to protect these coat. The breed owns a great pain tolerance, plus won't show every signs of sickness or pain very often. It's therefore important to almost watch their well-being.


Fast and keen to satisfy its owner, these Border Terrier requires to remain socialised sufficient to stop-shyness, and too be trained-in obedience. 

Both won't do great with severe or unkind practice methods which will shatter the courage & make training extra hard. Training shall be made with sufficient patience, praise, reward, inspiration, respect and consistency. These Border-Terrier is so talented in places such as agility, tracking, competitive submission and hunting.


The Border-Terrier is an energetic breed which can endure-pain and disease at large lengths, & not letting everyone know that there's a problem till very late on the game. Normal checkups are notified for the dogs. A metabolic-disease known because canine epilepoid-cramping syndrome remains a suspected-inherited disease which Border Terriers might suffer from.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #92
2017: #92
2016: #86
2015: #82
Origin:United Kingdom
Breed Group:Terrier (AKC:1930 & UKC)
Life span:12-15 years
Even Tempered
Height:Male: 13-16 inches (33-41 cm)
Female: 11-14 inches (28-36 cm)
Weight:Males 13-16 pounds (6-7 kg)
Female: 11-14 pounds (5-6 kg)
Colors:Blue & Tan
Grizzle & Tan
Litter Size:2-8 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $1200 - $1400 USD

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