Cairn Terrier

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This breed makes a very good family dog. Their easy coat care, playful nature and nice temperament make them a joy to live.PURPOSE OF BREED:The Cain Terrier has been around for over 500 years. It is a tenacious vermin dog and has proven to be a tireless worker. They are closely related to the West Highland White Terrier and the Scottish Terrier.AVERAGE LITTER SIZE:6 puppies

Country of origin: 
Scotland
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 11in (28cm) - FEMALE : 10in (25cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 14lbs (6kg) - FEMALE : 13lbs (5kg)
Grooming: 

They have a double coat, the outer hair is medium length, coarse and weatherproof, the undercoat is short, soft and furry. They require minimal combing. Cairn Terriers come in all colors except white.

Trivia: 
One of the most popular Cairns was Toto from "The Wizard of Oz" whose real name was Terry, and he was a she. (Credit:ÿ<a href="http://www.akc.org/" target="_blank">AKC.org</a>)
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