West Highland White Terrier – Westie

Westie

Westie

West Highland White Terrier, also called Westie or Westy is a breed from Scotland, developed for hunting and ratting.

This dog can also be a therapy dog, or participate in search and rescue missions. It’s a dog from a terrier group, so it has a dynamic temperament, but it’s a lot friendlier than other terriers.

It doesn’t shed much and doesn’t need much exercise, it’s calm when indoors so it can, and should live in an apartment.

Since Westies can be really noisy, they should be trained not to bark.

What makes Westie unique?

Very friendly and social, they do well with children, other animals , strangers as well.

It is intelligent and it learns fast, loves toys and games, especially chasing balls.

Read more information about Terrier group here, or interview with our readers here.


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