Terrier Group

Feisty and energetic are two of the primary traits that come to mind for those who have experience with Terriers. In fact, many describe their distinct personalities as “eager for a spirited argument.” Bred to hunt, kill vermin, and to guard their families home or barn; sizes range from fairly small, as in the Norfolk, Cairn or West Highland White Terrier, to the larger and grand Airedale Terrier. Prospective owners should know that terriers make great pets, but they do require determination on the part of the owner because they can be stubborn; have high energy levels, and require special grooming (known as “stripping”) to maintain a characteristic appearance.

Cairn Terrier Breed Standard | General Foxy Expression

Cairn Terrier Breed Standard | General Foxy Expression

The US Cairn Terrier breed standard of 1938 refers to a “general foxy expression” ...

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier | What's Under that Coat?

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier | What’s Under that Coat?

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier | What's Under that Coat?  There’s a sound and well-structured ...

Spanning The Border Terrier

Spanning The Border Terrier

Spanning The Border Terrier | Border Terrier is a working Terrier. One of the ...

The Australian Terrier Performance

In order to fully appreciate the abilities of the performance Australian Terrier (AT), one ...

Square, Short, and Straight: Judging the Miniature Schnauzer

What to consider when judging the Miniature Schnauzer. The square, short, and straight Miniature ...

How to Judge the Scottish Terrier

The silhouette of the Scottish Terrier is one of the most recognizable in dogdom. ...