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Border Terrier


Border Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 13-14 Years

Avg height: 25-28cm

Avg weight: 5-7kg

Coat type: Dense, wiry top coat with a thick undercoat.

Coat colours: Grizzle & tan, blue & tan, wheaten, red.

Originally bred for: Working farm dog and hunting.

Breed traits: Fearless, energetic, cheerful, affectionate, obedient.


A little about the Border Terrier


The Border Terrier is a fun-loving and active breed. They are robust and affectionate, needing lots of exercise and adventures to keep them occupied.



The Border Terrier is a robust breed with no major health concerns. Less commonly they can experience Patella Luxation, Canine Hip Dysplasia, and some heart defects.