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Border Terrier


Border Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 13-14 Years

Avg height: 25-28cm

Avg weight: 5-7kg

Coat type: Dense, wiry top coat with a thick undercoat.

Coat colours: Grizzle & tan, blue & tan, wheaten, red.

Originally bred for: Working farm dog and hunting.

Breed traits: Fearless, energetic, cheerful, affectionate, obedient.


A little about the Border Terrier


The Border Terrier is a fun-loving and active breed. They are robust and affectionate, needing lots of exercise and adventures to keep them occupied.



The Border Terrier is a robust breed with no major health concerns. Less commonly they can experience Patella Luxation, Canine Hip Dysplasia, and some heart defects.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.