| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||25 - 28 cm (10 - 11 inches)
||5 - 7 Kgs (11.5 - 15 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||13 - 14 Yrs
Border Terriers are small, rough-coated working dogs. They can be wheaten, red, grizzle and tan or blue and tan in colour.
Border Terriers are genuine, active and game.
If you are considering a Border Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They thrive in cold temperatures
They are content to live and sleep outdoors
They usually get on well with other dogs
They usually make good watch dogs
Border Terriers were developed for hunting vermin in the area around the border of England and Scotland.