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West Highland Terrier
Bred to hunt foxes and badgers, they are known for their white coats and friendly personalities.
They have been popular companions since the early 1900s, when they were first recognized by the American Kennel Club.
With their lively nature and intelligence, Westies make excellent family pets.
They are loyal and affectionate, and their independent spirit makes them easy to train.
Westies are also known for their strong hunting instincts, so they need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation.
This breed is full of energy and loves to play, making them an ideal choice for active families.
With their cheerful disposition and endearing looks, it's no wonder Westies have been beloved companions for over a century.
West Highland Terrier Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 28 to 30cm Female: 25 to 28cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 6 to 8kg Female: 6 to 8kg
Life Expectancy: 12 to 16 years
Temperament: Friendly, Courageous, Playful, Alert, and Intelligent
Everything you need to know about microchipping your West Highland Terrier
Dealing with your microchip for your West Highland 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.
When Should I Spay or Neuter My West Highland Terrier?
Wanting to know when is best to spay or neuter your West Highland Terrier? We’ve worked out the typical timeframes and let you know more about what you need to consider.
Best Ways To Exercise Your West Highland Terrier?
Exercising your West Highland Terrier does not need to be a chore – here’s a range of ways you and your West Highland Terrier can get some exercise in without overly exerting yourself!