The West Highland White Terrier is a terrier dog that was primarily used to hunt mice and foxes. The breed originated in Great Britain.
Appearance & Grooming
The West Highland White Terrier is a small dog with a circular facial structure and a muscular body. The breed has a white double coat. The West Highland Terrier sheds seasonally and requires daily brushing when shedding.
Behavior & Disposition
The West Highland White Terrier is active, independent, courageous, and friendly. They tend to play well with children. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with other dogs.
The West Highland White Terrier has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the West Highland White Terrier should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and should have daily walks. It is recommended to feed them well-formulated food as they age.
The West Highland White Terrier is a clever and adaptable dog that learns quickly. Training with consistency and patience is recommended.