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Border Terrier
Gran Bretaña FCI 10 -Large and medium-sized Terrier

Border Terrier

The Border Terrier they are intelligent, loving, quite independent and.



Border Terrier It is a breed of dog of the Terrier that group, It takes its name from its place of origin, the Scottish borders. Shares ancestors with the Dandie Dinmont Terrier and Bedlington Terrier.

Originally bred as a Hunter of foxes and small varmints, they were used to hunt otters and Badgers, as well.
Although the breed is very old, the Border Terrier was officially recognized by the Kennel Club of Great Britain in 1920, and by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1930.

In 2006, the Border Terrier ranked 81, in number of AKC registrations and rank 10 th in the UK (in the 2088, ranked number 8).

Physical characteristics

Identifiable by their head-shaped Otter, the Border Terrier has a wide and short skull (Although it can be quite long in many), strong muzzle, with scissor bite. V-shaped ears are on the sides of the head and fall towards the cheeks. Moderately short tail, thick at the base and thinner at the tip.

Narrow and well proportioned body, the males measure of 33 to 41 cm in height to the cross, and weigh 5,9 to 7,0 kg, the females measure of 28 to 36 cm and weigh in 5,2 to 6,4 kg.

The Border Terrier has an undercoat that is short and smooth and a hard, shaggy outer coat. Colors include grey- and canela, Blue and cinnamon (sometimes almost black), grey-red, and less commonly, brown. The coat must be pulled by hand regularly, If it is not, they can form knots.

The fur of the Border Terrier should never be cut, except for the area around the face where endless parts of hair. Cut the fur of a Border Terrier around his back can ruin it and make it curly. After being cut, the fur of a Border Terrier may not be normal again. Trimming your coat also brings skin problems such as hair loss.

The type of coat of a Border Terrier, has many variations, Some develop it long enough, Ogres and others never end of developing a complete fur and remains relatively soft.

Character and skills

Even if you have reputation of stubborn and tenacious, the Border Terrier is, in general, a very balanced animal that presents no abrupt changes in mood, is loving, polite and rarely, aggressive. Usually get along well with other dogs and are good with children, but can they pursue cats and any small pet.

The Border Terrier, Gets along very well with task-oriented activities and they have a surprising capacity for the jump height and running at full speed, given the size of your legs.

They are intelligent, loving, quite independent and, although they greatly enjoy the company of humans. His love for the people, and even temperament make the Border Terrier excellent therapy dogs, especially for children and the elderly, and are even used as guide dogs.

The Border Terrier can be adapted to different environments and situations, but they need (like all dog) your dose of exercise and outdoor life. They are quiet and enjoy much lying in the grass watching the environment.

Did you know??

The Border Terrier They have more titles than American Kennel Club Earthdog than any other race.

Characteristics "Border Terrier"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Border Terrier" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Type and recognitions:

  • Group 3: Terrier
  • Section 1: Large and medium size terriers.. Without working trial..



FCI breed standard "Border Terrier"

FCIFCI - Border Terrier

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