West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Meet the Westie dog. He’s clever and curious and a little mischievous. In addition, he’s playful and fun-loving, and he will keep his loved ones entertained. He makes a good watchdog because he’s very inquisitive and always alert. He’s also intelligent, and an affectionate and loyal family pet who’s very active.

  • Hypoallergenic, and good for those with allergy issues
  • Compact and travel-size with a sturdy and strong body
  • Intelligent, and ranks as one of the top 50 smartest dogs

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What is the lifespan of a West Highland White Terrier?

The lifespan of a West Highland White Terrier ranges somewhere between 12 to 16 years of age.

Do West Highland White Terrier dogs shed?

The West Highland White Terrier shed count is very low.

Is a West Highland White Terrier hypoallergenic?

Yes, the West Highland White Terrier qualifies as a hypoallergenic dog.

How big does a West Highland White Terrier get?

A West Highland White Terrier differs in height between the genders. A male can range anywhere from 10 to 12 inches, while a female ranges between 9 to 11 inches.

How much does a West Highland White Terrier weigh?

The average weight of a West Highland White Terrier male ranges from 15 to 22 pounds, while a female is slightly less with a range from 13 to 15 pounds.

Are West Highland White Terrier good family dogs?

Yes, the West Highland White Terrier makes a good family dog because he’s sociable, loving and gets along with older children and some pets.

Are West Highland White Terrier good with kids?

Yes, a Westie gets along with kids, but they do better with older children. Unless supervised, younger children have a tendency to cause a Westie to snap or become excitable.

Do West Highland White Terriers get along with cats?

Yes and no. Some Westie dogs get along just fine with cats, while others don’t. They can do okay with felines if they’re socialized with them from an early age. They do, however, possess an innate prey instinct which makes them want to chase after cats.

Do West Highland White Terrier bark a lot?

It depends on the Westie dog whether they will bark a lot or not. Some are nuisance barkers, and some will bark when they’re bored or unhappy.

Can a West Highland White Terrier be left alone?

Yes, the West Highland White Terrier breed can be left alone. Being more independent in nature, they do okay if they’re left alone as long as they are left with things to keep them occupied.

How much food for a West Highland White Terrier?

A Westie Terrier should be eating twice a day, and consuming anywhere from ½ to 1½ cups of high-quality dry dog food. Westie puppies should consume 4 bowls of food per day between the ages of 8 and 12 weeks old, and 3 bowls per day for ages 3 to 6 months old, and two bowls for 6 months on up.

Do West Highland White Terriers smell?

Yes, the Westies have their own typical dog smell but it’s not as bad as some other breeds.

Do West Highland Terrier only come in white?

Yes, the Westie dog breed is only available in a solid white color. They don’t come in any other shades, colors or with markings.

Do West Highland White Terrier bite?

Typically, a Westie doesn’t bite, and chances are low if it were to happen, but some Westie dogs will bite if they feel neglected, stressed, hurt or if they’re left alone for long periods.

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