Cairn Terriers – Playful And Fun-loving Pets
Cairn terriers are related to the Westie or the West Highland White. It is presumed to be a sub-breed of the Scottish terrier. A Westie is obtained when a variety of white terriers are crossed with the Cairn terriers of west Scotland. The Westie, therefore, is a white variant of the Cairn terriers that come in a variety of colors except white. On the other hand, Scotties, or the descendants of the short-haired Skyes, have dark coats and longer bodies and heads.
The Origin of Cairn Terriers
The Cairns existed ever since the sixteenth century. In the eighteenth century, a lot of terriers were bred in the Scottish highlands and in the Isle of Skye. The Scottish terriers comprise two categories: the Dandie Dinmont terriers and the Skye terriers. While the Dandie Dinmonts form a separate breed of their own, the Skye terriers include the