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Cairn Terrier puppy
adopted in Ft. Lauderdale
born 4/9/2022, Brindle

Beautiful Brindle Female Cairn Terrier puppy for sale in Ft. Lauderdale, ID 07514159
Beautiful Brindle Female Cairn Terrier puppy for sale in Ft. Lauderdale, ID 07514159
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Breed:
Cairn Terrier
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Gender:
Female
Color:
Brindle
Location:
Ft. Lauderdale
Status:
Sold
ID:
07514159
Cairn Terrier

Best known as "Toto" from the Wizard of Oz, the Cairn Terrier is a small, hardy working terrier. Originally bred to aid Scottish farmers in ridding their properties of pests, Cairns today use their tenacity to excel in obedience, agility, terrier and tracking trials. Alert and active, this breed possesses a harsh, weather-resistant outer coat that can be any color except white. The hair around the head gives him a general foxy expression.

History
The Cairn originated in the Highlands of Scotland and the Isle of Skye, initially grouped in the "Skye Terrier" class alongside the Scottish and West Highland White Terriers. In the early 1900s, the three breeds began to be bred separately. The name "Cairn" refers to the rock dens that foxes and badgers lived in throughout the countryside. The dog would squirm down into these "cairns" and bark to hold the predator until the farmer killed it.

Temperament
Cairns love their families, but may try to test their owners limits, so obedience training is necessary. Although they learn quickly, the Cairn may always have the instinct to dig and chase small animals, so new owners should be prepared for these behaviors. Regular brushing and exercise are also necessary to keep the breed fit and happy.

Terrier Group; AKC recognized in 1913.
Ideal size about 10 inches tall at the shoulder and 14 pounds.
Fox/rat/otter hunter.

Environment
Apartment is ok
High activity indoors

Exercise
Daily walk or moderate exercise
Love to play

Grooming
Frequent brushing
Regular bathing
Regular trimming
Light shedding

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