West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Size
Small
Height
Males – at least 11 inches at the withers, Females – at least 10 inches at the withers
Weight
Males – 15 to 22 pounds, Females – 13 to 15 pounds
Coat
Medium
Color
White
Energy
Medium
Activities
Agility, Conformation, Obedience, Tracking

Known for his friendly, strong-willed personality and bright white coat, the West Highland White Terrier is an affectionate, happy and faithful family companion. A highly intelligent, speedy and cunning hunter, the Westie originated in 17th century Scotland. This spunky breed needs daily exercise, and his fluffy coat needs daily brushing and regular trimming.

Did you know?

The West Highland White Terrier also has been known as the Roseneath Terrier and the Poltalloch Terrier.

Training West Highland White Terriers

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