The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands and recognized as one of Scotland’s earliest working dogs. The breed was given the name Cairn, because the breed’s function was to hunt and chase quarry between the cairns in the Scottish highlands.
Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years
Litter size: 2-10
Weight: Male: 13–18 lbs Female: 13–18 lbs
Temperament: Fearless, Assertive, Intelligent, Hardy, Active, Gay
Colors: Black, Brindle, Cream, Grey, Wheaten, Red