Border Terrier

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Border Terrier overview

Originates from the Borders region. Common ancestry suggested with Dandie Dinmont Terrier and Bedlington Terrier. Originally used for hunting foxes and vermin. The Border Terrier has a friendly temperament but determined if roused. Makes a good house dog and adaptable to most environments. 


United Kingdom

Breed Group

Terrier Group

Biological data

Male: 5.9-7.1 kg.
13-15½ lbs.
Female: 5.1-6.4 kg.
11½-14 lbs.
Colours, markings and patterns
Wheaten (a shade of ripening wheat).
Grizzle (mixture of red/black/white hairs)-and-tan.
Blue (blue black with white ticking)-and-tan.

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Border Terrier – Breed standard

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Border Terrier references and further reading

Nederlands Border Terrier Club  

Border Terrier Welfare 
The Border Terrier Club
Northern Border Terrier Club 
Southern Border Terrier Club 


Border Terrier Club of America 
Border Terrier Club of Ontario  
Border Terrier Rescue 
Rescue Me 

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AP-13R82I - Border Terrier
© Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson