Friday, February 24, 2012

Cairn Terriers Dog and Description

The dog is now called Cairn Terrier was originally known as "short-haired Skye Terrier". Heaps of stones from the mountain called "Milestones" and find the dogs, rats and other pests that housed.

Like the rat terriers were prized for their strong jaws and their working properties. Many terrier type dogs, four different varieties occur slowly in Scotland: Cairn Terrier, Skye, West Highland White and Scottish. The Scottish Terrier and West Highland White Terrier Terriers evolved from Cairns, a name as a race apart. They shared the simple life of the crofter and to escape the fox, otter and weasel, and his tenacity to achieve success, because they are much smaller than the otter.


They have a solid body and wearing a coat weather resistant, but it was also for the casual visitor to the Highlands of Scotland is aware that time may be strong! If you are not sure how Cairn Terrier looks, one of the most famous portraits of a Cairn terrier as Toto, Judy Garland hunting dog that refused to be intimidated by the lion and the tin man in the movie the Wizard of Oz. Strong dogs, that the expression of a fox. Cairn terriers are available in a variety of colors, in fact, all the colors but white. However, it is impossible to predict what color can be grown as a color change from previous years layer to the final color matures.

Ideal Weight: 5.5 to 6.5 pounds per 13-14 kg
Average size: 23-25 ​​cm 9.10 cm
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

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