Skye Terrier

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He originated off the West coast of Scotland on the island of Skye
  • He was bred to catch and kill vermin and also protect livestock from foxes

Personality and Behavior

  • He's fiercely loyal to his family
  • He needs lots of attention and love and gives lots back

Training

  • He's not easy to train. You will need patience as he is slower than most to learn obedience commands.

Shedding

  • He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.

Grooming / Maintenance

  • Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
  • Option 2: Trim his long coat every 6 weeks and then brush it daily to keep it mat and tangle free.

Other varieties

  • NA

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