West Highland White Terrier

Playful, Devoted, Courageous

Breed Overview

The West Highland Terrier is a small hardy terrier. The Westie is a joyful, feisty breed. This breed is a quick learner and responds readily to positive training. This big dog in a little body has a "what's in it for me?" attitude. The Westie is a very social breed and makes a great family companion. They are fun loving and confident. The Westie has a strong prey drive toward small animals.  He loves to chase, and should always be kept on a leash or in a secure area. For more on the breed check out the American Kennel Club. West Highland Terrier

Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the West Highland Terrier is 13 to 16 years.

Size & Activity Level

The West Highland Terrier will weigh between 13-20 pounds. They are a high energy breed. The Westie is comical and always ready to play.

Care & Grooming

The Westie is a low maintenance breed with minimal shedding. This breed's distinctive white coat is easy to groom with regular brushing and a bath only when necessary.

Be sure to check out Buy Puppies Safely Online – How To Do It

Before you bring your new puppy home, check out How To Housebreak Your Puppy.

And Don’t Forget Your First Vet Visit: Recommended Schedule For Puppy Vaccinations.

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West Highland White Terrier

Playful, Devoted, Courageous

Breed Overview

The West Highland Terrier is a small hardy terrier. The Westie is a joyful, feisty breed. This breed is a quick learner and responds readily to positive training. This big dog in a little body has a "what's in it for me?" attitude. The Westie is a very social breed and makes a great family companion. They are fun loving and confident. The Westie has a strong prey drive toward small animals.  He loves to chase, and should always be kept on a leash or in a secure area. For more on the breed check out the American Kennel Club. West Highland Terrier

Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the West Highland Terrier is 13 to 16 years.

Size & Activity Level

The West Highland Terrier will weigh between 13-20 pounds. They are a high energy breed. The Westie is comical and always ready to play.

Care & Grooming

The Westie is a low maintenance breed with minimal shedding. This breed's distinctive white coat is easy to groom with regular brushing and a bath only when necessary.

Be sure to check out Buy Puppies Safely Online – How To Do It

Before you bring your new puppy home, check out How To Housebreak Your Puppy.

And Don’t Forget Your First Vet Visit: Recommended Schedule For Puppy Vaccinations.