Ease of Training
He originated in the Western Isles of Scotland
He was used as a ratter to keep the rat and mice populations down on farms
Personality and Behavior
He's highly alert and will bark at the presence of a stranger making him one of the best watchdogs
He loves to dig holes
He has a strong prey-drive and will chase anything that flees from him including the cat
He's great with children
He can be scrappy around other dogs
He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.
He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)
Grooming / Maintenance
Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
Option 2: Strip his medium-length coat (pluck out the dead hairs) every 6 months and brush it occasionally.
Submit a photo of your Cairn Terrier
© 2023 dogsonline.com - All rights reserved.