West Highland White Terrier

A.K.A. : Westie, Poltalloch Terrier, Roseneath Terrier, White Roseneath Terrier
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Overview: The West Highland White Terrier (Westie) is a proud and smart breed. These dogs love the outdoors, though they're quite capable of being well-mannered indoors. They simply love people and are eager to please owners.
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): 15-21
Height (in): male: 11, female: 10
Colors: White.
Coat: It's double-coated. The outer coat consists of straight, hard hair, about 2" long, with shorter coat on neck and shoulders, furnishings are longer on stomach and legs.
Character: West Highland White Terriers are very playful and alert. They have an independent and outgoing nature, often with a stubborn streak.
Temperament: This breed needs to be trained early so they will not try to dominate other dogs or chase cats. They make a good playmate for children and can even handle rough play.
Care: Its wire coat neds combing two to three times weekly, plus stripping every three months. Pets may be clipped.
Training: This breed can be stubborn and difficult to train. Training must use a firm and consistent approach.
Activity: The West Highland White Terrier loves to run around, play with balls, and just have a good time. He requires a lot of exercise in a well-fenced yard.
Country of Origin: Scotland
Health Issue: This breed is fairly healthy, although some are prone to chronic skin problems, hip problems, hernias, liver disease, or jawbone calcification.
Life Expectancy: 12-14
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