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West Highland Terrier Dog Breed Information

west highland terrier dog breed information

The West Highland Terrier is a beautiful and very popular small dog. It is also known as s West Highland White Terrier, Westie, Westy, Poltalloch Terrier, Roseneath Terrier, White Roseneath Terrier.


The West Highland Terrier often lives between 12 - 16 years.


The West Highland Terrier tends to cost in the region of £800 (around £600 for a non-KC registered variety), so if you see West Highland Terrier puppies for sale in a newspaper or online do keep this price in mind.


A West Highland Terrier is usually around 26cm in height and generally weighs in at around 8kg.


West Highland Terriers are averagely difficult to train with an average intelligence, are exceptionally good with children and require a moderate amount of exercise to stay satisfied. They do tolerate being alone but only for comparitively short periods of time.


Here at Hoobynoo, the West Highland Terrier is just outside our Top 20 most popular requests for dog tags. Our vast selection of West Highland Terrier accessories can be found HERE.

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Every dog while in a public place should wear a collar with the name and address of the owner inscribed on the collar or on a plate or badge attached to it.

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