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Cairn Terrier

Dog Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier is a breed of dog originating in Scotland, known for its rustic appearance and hardy temperament.

The Cairn Terrier is a small to medium-sized dog (30 cm), compact and well-muscled (7 kg). He has a balanced figure with a deep chest and sturdy limbs. Its head is proportionate to the body, with a broad and slightly domed skull. The eyes are medium sized, bright and expressive. The ears are erect and well erect.

The coat of the Cairn Terrier is a distinctive feature of the breed. It is dense, weather resistant and composed of a soft undercoat and a harder top coat. The most common colors for the Cairn Terrier are sable, cream, gray and red. Some individuals may show dark markings on the muzzle, ears and tail.

The Cairn Terrier is a lively, active and courageous dog. He is known for his reckless temper and fearless attitude. Despite his small size, he has great self-confidence and does not hesitate to face challenges bigger than him. The Cairn Terrier is also intelligent, inquisitive and full of energy, making it a lively playmate.

In terms of personality, the Cairn Terrier is generally friendly, outgoing and affectionate towards its family. He is also known for his independence and perseverance. He can be slightly stubborn and strong-willed, requiring firm but positive training to channel his energy appropriately.

The Cairn Terrier adapts well to different types of environments, whether urban or rural. However, he needs regular exercise to exert himself physically and mentally. Daily walks, interactive games, and agility challenges can help meet his exercise needs.

In terms of health, the Cairn Terrier is generally a hardy breed. However, some common ailments in the breed include eye problems, skin allergies, and dental disease. Regular visits to the vet, a balanced diet, and proper dental care are key to maintaining overall health.

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