West Highland White Terrier (Westie)

Description

Commonly called the Westie, the West Highland White Terrier is a small, sturdy breed. It has a blunt muzzle that is tapered, and its teeth meet in a scissor bite. The Westie’s eyes are set deep and almond-shaped.

Its ears are set wide apart and triangular in shape. The West Highland White Terrier’s legs are also somewhat short. The West Highland Terrier has a double coat that has a straight, harder outer coat and a soft, dense undercoat. Their coat color is solid white

Disposition

  • The West Highland White Terrier is easy to train, friendly toward strangers, and gets along with kids. It is also lively and confident toward other dogs as well as being robust, friendly, and spirited.
  • West Highland White Terriers like to dig and bark.

Clubs, Registries & Associations

(Based on breed recognition. See store for details on a particular puppy.)

  • American Canine Association Inc.
  • American Canine Registry
  • American Kennel Club
  • American Pet Registry, Inc.
  • Continental Kennel Club
  • Dog Registry of America, Inc.
  • North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
  • National Kennel Club
  • United Kennel Club

Additional Information

Group: Terrier
Average Weight: 13-22 lbs.
Personality Traits: Friendly, lively, robust
Country of Origin: Scotland
Coat: Short

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