Dealing with your microchip for your Border Terrier is a boring administrative task, but one of the most important things to ensure is kept up to date. Read more to find out why.
Bred to hunt foxes and other small game, they are known for their intelligence, loyalty, and playful nature.
The breed was developed in the late 18th century by farmers and shepherds who needed a hardy, agile dog to help them control vermin on their land.
The Border Terrier is a strong, sturdy dog with a wiry coat that comes in shades of red, wheaten, grizzle, and blue and tan.
They have a broad head, small, dark eyes, and a short muzzle.
They are an energetic breed that loves to play and explore, and they make excellent family pets.
Border Terriers are also known for their courage and tenacity, and they excel in agility, obedience, and tracking competitions.
With their friendly, outgoing personalities, Border Terriers make wonderful companions for active families.
Border Terrier Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 33 to 40cm Female: 31 to 38cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 6.5 to 8kg Female: 6 to 7.5kg
Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years
Temperament: Courageous, Fearless, Affectionate, Cheerful, and Spirited
Making a decision on spaying or neutering your Border Terrier – have a good read of the things you need to consider
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Exercising your Border Terrier does not need to be a chore – here’s a range of ways you and your Border Terrier can get some exercise in without overly exerting yourself!