West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier Breed description: Character & Co

West Highland White Terrier Breed description: Character & Co
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West Highland White Terrier in the grassWest Highland White Terrier puppies
Alternate Name Poltalloch Terrier, Westie, West Highland Terrier, West Highland White Terrier (Westie)
Origin Scotland
Life expectancy 12 - 16 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group Small sized Terriers
AKC group Terrier Group
KC group Terrier Group

Character

  • active
  • dominant
  • family-friendly
  • good-natured
  • funny
  • brave
  • vigilant

Usage

  • Family Dog
West Highland Terrier lying on the meadowWest Highland White Terrier with child
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