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Terrier group

Wed, 27/10/2010 - 4:28pm

 

There are over 22 dog breeds included in the Terrier group. The dogs vary in size and shape from the very small Norwich Terrier (10 inches, 10 pounds) to the Airedale (23 inches, 55 pounds) to the American Staffordshire (18 inches, 70 pounds). Terriers have been used for a variety of purposes including guarding, pit fighting, and especially hunting small predators such as: rats, badgers, foxes, and rabbits. They are known for their tenacious temperament and are admired for their ability to hunt andwork relentlessly. With proper training and socialization they can make good house pets. This group includes:
 
Airedale
American Staffordshire and Staffordshire  Bull
Australian
Bedlington
Border
Bull and Miniature Bull
Cairn
Dandie Dinmont
Fox, Smooth and Wire
Irish
Kerry Blue
Lakeland
Manchester, Standard
Miniature Schnauzer
Norfolk and Norwich
Scottish
Sealyham
Skye
Soft-Coated Wheaten
Welsh
West Highland White