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Border Terrier Info

Border Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 14-15 years Height: 11-16" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 4-5 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 11-16 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Border Terrier is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 11 lbs that can reach 16 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, UKC, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Border Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 14 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Border Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 5 puppies.

Border Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin Scotland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs small
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Border Terrier Temperament

lively and alert, loving, loves being with its owner, good around children but not with small pets

Health Problems

dislocated knee caps

Border Terrier Coat

Border Terrier Dog Colors

Red, grizzle and tan, blue and tan, or wheaten.

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