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West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
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Key facts about the West Highland White Terrier

  • Life expectancy : Between 13 and 15 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Playful, Intelligent
  • Size : Small
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 3 - Terriers

Section

Section 2 : Small sized Terriers

Physical characteristics of the West Highland White Terrier

Adult size

Female dog Between 11 and 11 in
Male dog Between 11 and 11 in

Weight

Female dog Between 15 and 22 lb
Male dog Between 15 and 22 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the West Highland White Terrier

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

West Highland White Terrier in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

West Highland White Terrier and cats

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West Highland White Terrier and dogs

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West Highland White Terrier and children

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West Highland White Terrier and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the West Highland White Terrier

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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