Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Introducing the Cairn Terrier. He’s a family companion who loves children. He’s so alert and courageous with a curious sense, making him an excellent watchdog. He’s very well-behaved and possesses an adaptable nature. He’s affectionate and loyal to his owners and loves their attention. He’s also very active and playful and full of fun.

  • Doesn’t require a lot of exercise, and enjoys being outdoors
  • A small dog who does well in apartments and small spaces
  • Hypoallergenic and low-shedding, good for allergy sufferers

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How do you pronounce Cairn Terrier?

Cairn Terrier is pronounced kehrn teh·ree·ur.

How long does a Cairn Terrier live?

The Cairn Terrier lifespan ranges from 12 to 15 years of age.

How big is a Cairn Terrier?

The Cairn Terrier breed differs in height between the genders. A male can grow anywhere from 10 to 13 inches (at the shoulder), while a female can grow anywhere from 9 to 12 inches (at the shoulder).

How much does a Cairn Terrier weigh?

Like with height, a Cairn Terrier can differ in weight between the genders. A female can weigh anywhere from 13 to 18 pounds, while a male can weigh in the range of 13 to 16 pounds.

When is a Cairn Terrier full grown?

A Cairn Terrier dog will reach its full-grown adult body around 8 to 12 months of age.

What size is a Cairn Terrier?

A Cairn Terrier is considered to be a tiny dog.

Do Cairn Terrier shed?

The Cairn Terrier breed is known to be a light-shedding group of dogs.

Is a Cairn Terrier hypoallergenic?

Yes, a Cairn Terrier qualifies as a hypoallergenic dog, which makes this a good breed for those who suffer from allergies.

Is a Cairn Terrier a good family dog?

The Cairn Terrier is a good family dog because it has an adaptable demeanor and friendly disposition. In addition, they’re affectionate and get along well with children, especially older ones.

How much should I feed my Cairn Terrier?

The adult Cairn Terrier dog should consume between ½ and ⅔ cups of high-quality dry food twice a day. Cairn Terrier puppies who are between the ages of 2 to 6 months old should be consuming 3 to 4 meals a day, and 2 meals thereafter. Consulting a veterinarian is essential to see what diet works for your particular dog.

Do Cairn Terriers bark a lot?

A Cairn Terrier has a tendency to bark excessively. This dog has a very alert nature and comes from a hunting background, so they’re always aware of what’s going on.

Are Cairn Terriers good with cats?

A Cairn Terrier dog will get along with cats if they’ve been raised with or introduced to them early on.

Are Cairn Terriers protective?

A Cairn Terrier is very alert, in addition to being very observant, so he makes a good guard dog who is protective of his loved ones.

Can a Cairn Terrier be left alone?

The Cairn Terrier breed is prone to separation anxiety, so they can only be alone for around 4 to 8 hours per day.

Are Cairn Terriers friendly?

The Cairn Terrier dog is very friendly. He has a cheerful personality and likes meeting people.

How fast can a Cairn Terrier run?

A Cairn Terrier can run as fast as 17.8 mph, but he’s more of a faster sprinter than he is a runner.

What age do Cairn Terriers calm down?

The Cairn Terrier breed is an active group. Being part of the Terrier bunch, they have a lot of energy and will start to calm down around two years of age.


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