West Highland white terrier


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West Highland white terrier,

breed of sturdy, compact terrierterrier,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs originally bred to start small game and vermin from their burrows or, in the case of several breeds in this group, to go to earth and kill their prey. Today these dogs are raised chiefly as pets.
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 developed in Scotland in the early 19th cent. It stands about 11 in. (27.9 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 13 to 20 lb (5.9–9.1 kg). Its white, water-resistant double coat consists of a short, dense, soft underlayer and a hard, curl-free topcoat about 2 in. (5 cm) long. The West Highland white, descending from the same ancestral stock as the cairn, Dandie Dinmont, and Scottish terrier, was used to hunt small game both on land and in the water. In recent times it has been popular chiefly as a house pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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En la literatura esta confirmado que junto con la predisposicion del West Highland White Terrier existe un aumento de los casos por la moda de alimentar a los perros con "huesos y comida cruda" (BARF en ingles) (7,15).
West Highland White Terrier Club's championship show, 10am, Ladywood Leisure Centre, Penicuik.
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SHOW NEWS October 4 | West Highland White Terrier Club's Championship Show, Ladywood Leisure Centre, Penicuik, 10am.
West Highland White Terrier Club of Scotland Championship Show, Ladywood Leisure Centre, Penicuik, 10am
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West Highland White Terrier Club Championship Show, Ladywood Leisure Centre, Penicuik, 10am

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