Cairn Terrier derived from the Highlands of Scotland and the Isle of Skye, Scotland since the 15th century. This breed is one of the original Scottish terrier. This race is believed to be the ancestors of all the Scottish terrier. Cairn Terrier is a hardy little terrier, with a look like a fox. Cairn Terriers are used as pest hunters in mountainous regions and slotted rocky crevices. Cairn Terrier has the ability to swim and dig the soil. These dogs often hunt rats, mice, foxes and other wild animals are even bigger than his body. Harsh natural conditions can be both a blessing for them to deal with the instinct of the hunter and their small size.
Cairn Terrier male has a height of about 25 to 33 cm (10-13 inches), weight 6 to 8 kg (14-18 pounds). Cairn Terrier females 23 to 30 cm tall (9-12 inches), weight about 6 to 8 kg (13-17 pounds).
Some typical physical characteristics of these dogs is to have a hardy and weather-resistant coat, double-layered fleece and waterproof, double layer has a bottom layer of a softer and fluffy, coupled with a tougher outer coat. It can be in any color other than white, and plain colors including brindle, black, all shades of gray, and red wheat. Small body of active and powerful of this type have in the ribs and have good muscle all over. This head has hair a little softer than the body, with red eyes dark brown or darker, and thick eyebrows. Cairn terriers have small ears and straight to the top and spaced wide enough apart on the head. legs straight and short, with the tail lifted up and not heavy, hairy, but pretty balanced for the body.
Cairn Terrier is a small bundle of independent, active and energetic. They are alert, assertive, bossy and fearless. They are also very intelligent and can be more than a little naughty! Lots of love to explore Cairns and Cairn Terrier bored will let you know in this and many other ways.
They are very assertive, but not aggressive like the attention and their families from the pack. They are protective of their families, and will defend them and their country with courage and devotion. they are also people-oriented and friendly to everyone they meet, so they get to know them. They want the children and will tolerate them when they play gently with them.
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Cairn Terrier able to survive life until they reach the age of 15 years. Cairn Terrier is often allergic to fleas, weight gain, dislocating kneecaps and hereditary eye disease. Cairn may develop problems with his hind legs, especially sprained patella where the kneecap to float away from its original position. Sever cases may require surgery, but seek advice of your veterinarian if this occurs.
Care and Exercise
Cairn Terrier requires care, especially the Cairn’s coat once a week takes care to eliminate tangles and dead hair. This dog is a small dog that is active and energetic. they need a walk at least twice a day to stay happy and healthy.
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