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West Highland White Terriers 2010 Wall Calendar
Westie 2010 Wall Calendar
West Highland White Terrier Leash Hook
West Highland White Terrier Leash Hook

West Highland White Terrier

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Other Names

Great Britain, 1800s.
Cairn terriers sometimes produce white puppies, these puppies were selectively bred into what we now know as the Westie. They recieved recognition in the U.S in 1908

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Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 14 years of age

Weight & Height
15 to 22 pounds & 10-11 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Atopy, Cataracts, copper toxicosis, craniomandibular osteopathy, deafness, enzyme deficiency, inguinal hernia, Legg-Perthes disease

Physical Description
Small, well-balanced and hardy with a compact body that is slightly taller than it is long. It has a broad skull and blunt muzzle. Dark brown, almond-shaped eyes. Black nose. Small naturally erect ears with pointed tips. Tail is short and shaped like an inverted carrot.

This breed is very sociable and good with children. They are not always good with other animals and should be watched around them. This breed may be difficult to obedience train but they can make a good watch dog

Living Conditions
Will do ok in apartment.

Brush a few times a week , also may need some trimming. Bathe once a month

Walk on a lead or allow to run freely in fenced area

Coat Texture
Double coated with a hard, straight outer coat that is about 2 inches long. The coat is bristly around its face giving it a rounded appearance

Coat Colors

2-5 pups per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Weiss's Westies
Location: Ocala, Florida
Phone: 352-867-5547

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