The West Highland White Terrier can be identified by it’s thick white coat, dark colored eyes, and black nose. These terriers are known to be intelligent, loyal, confident, and social. West Highland White Terriers are an energetic breed who enjoy a short walk and even enjoy playing. Their intelligence and demeanor makes them great with canine sports. They’re social and friendly dogs, they’ll enjoy spending time with their family, and can be great with children. As friendly as they are they enjoy meeting new people, but they also make good watch dogs due to their confidence and attitude.
Origin of the West Highland White Terrier
The West Highland White Terrier originated in scotland and often had the job of hunting fox, badgers and vermin. They even protected homes from pests. The story behind this breed is that it was bred exclusively to have a white coat so that it couldn’t be mistaken as a fox while hunting.
Is a West Highland White Terrier right for me?
If the West Highland White Terrier is the breed for you, then you will have an intelligent and loyal companion that’s full of energy. They love to be with their family, go on walks, and meet new people.
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