West Highland White Terrier
bred to hunt and kill rats. They are very popular pets, active and playful
they can sometimes be feisty and independent but they are also affectionate
Alert dogs they make good watchdogs.
Affectionate and loyal towards owners and great with children if raised with them.
Friendly with strangers and other dogs if well socialised.
|Dog Group - Kennel Club:||Terrier|
|Coat:||Rough topcoat with a soft under coat|
|Grooming:||Brush when necessary and clip regularly|
|Average Height:||25-29 cms. 10-11 ins.|
|Average Weight:||7-10 kgs. 15-22 lbs.|
|Temperament:||Affectionate, friendly an independent, good with children and other pets if raised with them|
|Exercise:||Likes lots of exercise|
|Average Lifespan:||13-15 yrs.|
Can bark excessively.
Some breed strains might be aggressive in status related situations.
May try to injure small pets, especially cats, if they are unfamiliar.