The Cairn terrier is the oldest Terrier breed. It originally comes from Scottish Islands where it was considered as a working dog. Most of them have a huge bundle of energy and great personality.
The Cairn terrier has a scruffy double coat with that wiry outside.
They come in a variety of colours such as:
The Cairn terrier is great for indoors because it doesn’t shed much. You just have to brush it frequently and loose hair will fall out. This particular dog enjoys being part of a family, and mostly prefers to live inside.
- Its height can vary and it could reach up to 33 cm for male and 30 cm for female dogs.
- The average weight is between 6 – 8 kg for both females and males.
- The lifespan is approximately 14 years.
Suitability for Children – High
Tendency to Bark – Low
Suitability as a Guard Dog – High
Grooming Requirements – More than Once a Week
Trimming Required – Occassional
Amount of hair shed – Moderate
Food Cost – $5 to $10
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $44