Border Terrier puppies for sale
Border Terrier puppies for saleThe Border Terrier dogs puppies for sale was first bred on the border of England and Scotland in the Cheviot Hills. One of the oldest terriers in Great Britain, their job was killing foxes. The dog was bred in a size that could stay up with the horses but be small enough to enter the foxes den to drive them out. The dogs were not fed and forced to hunt for their food, in the hopes that more foxes would be destroyed; however the dogs puppies for sale were resourceful and fed themselves on otters, marten, mice, rats and the fierce badger. The breed was recognized by the AKC in 1930 and today is used mostly as companion dogs. The dog is talented in tracking, agility, as a watchdog, hunting, competitive obedience and performing tricks.
A small, medium boned sturdy dog with a narrow body, the Border Terrier has small dark ears which are V-shaped, set on the side of the head and dropping forward close to the cheeks. The medium sized eyes are dark hazel. The dogs puppies for sale have a dense, wiry, short, double, short coat which comes in red, blue and tan, grizzle and tan, or wheaten. There can be some white on the chest, but a dark muzzle is desire in the show ring. The dogs should weigh between 11 and 16 pounds, and 11 to 16 inches high.
Grooming for these little dogs puppies for sale is easy a weekly brushing and a professional grooming twice a year, for a â€œnaturalâ€ look. There is little to no shedding. Bathe only when necessary. This is a good dog for allergy sufferers.
These dogs are prone to â€œSpikeâ€™s Diseaseâ€ a recently discovered canine health problem which is hereditary. This disease is sometimes confused with canine epilepsy but is actually Canine Epileptoid Cramping Syndrome.
These little dogs are diggers. If you intend to keep the dog in a fenced yard, additional fencing should be installed along the bottom of the fence parallel to the ground two feet wide and buried 3 or 4 inches. They also love children and love to play with them. Border Terriers dogs puppies for sale are full of energy and are fierce hunters. Lively and eager to please, Border Terriers love their families and are easily trained. Exercise is essential, especially when young, always on the go and ready to hunt. The Border Terrier dogs puppies for sale will mellow as they age. Acquaint the dogs with loud noises when small or they may be shy and timid. If socialized with the family cat, they will get along very well, possibly becoming playmates. They should never be trusted with small non-canine pets they are, after all, hunters of small prey. Very easy to love, and easy to care for, these little dogs are a perfect choice for a young active family. They are affectionate and mild-mannered and full of mischief; they will squeeze into the smallest of holes after their prey.
Owning this dog is an adventure, they will make even the most common backyard an exciting place.
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