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West Highland White Terrier Info

West Highland White Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 10-11" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 2-5 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 15-24 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Small

Breed Overview

The West Highland White Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 15 lbs that can reach 24 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The West Highland White Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Short hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the West Highland White Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 2 to 5 puppies.

West Highland White Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Scotland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks excessive Dangerous no

West Highland White Terrier Temperament

very independent and stubborn dog breed. Affectionate with its owners, the West Highland White Terrier can be timid around strangers and dislikes roughhousing.

Health Problems

patellar luxation, skin problems, hernias and liver disease

West Highland White Terrier Coat

West Highland White Terrier Dog Colors

white

Recognized By

CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR

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