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Cairn Terrier Puppies

cairn terrier puppies

Dog Breed Profile: Cairn Terrier Puppies

Country of origin: Scotland
Bred for: Ratter and companion dog
Group: Terrier
Color: Any color except white; the ears, muzzle, and tail tip are usaually a darker shade
Life span: 14 to 16 years
Grooming Needs: Brush weekly; bathe only when absolutely necessary. To maintain proper coat texture, hand-strip two or three times a year
Coat: Profuse hard, wiry, weather-resistant outercoat with a soft undercoat
Size: Male 10 inches, 14 pounds. Females, 9.5 inches, 13 pounds
Temperment: Friendly, adaptable, charming, headstrong
Training: Medium to highly trainable
Energy: Medium
Children: Older children
Compatibility with other dogs: Good
Health Concerns: Liver disorder portosystemic shunt disease; craniomandibular osteopathy; a jaw disease; renal dysplasia; luxating patellas (kneecaps that slip out of place), Legge-Calve-Perthes, a degenerative hip disease; cataracts; the degenerative eye disease