Breed Profile – "Westie" – West Highland White Terrier – INFO PLUS

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Breed Profile – "Westie" – West Highland White Terrier

Background
Originating in Scotland, Westies were bred to quest foxes, otters and also vermin. They share their ancestry with a number of the various other real Scottish Terriers as well as became officially acknowledged as West Highland White Terrier’s in 1904
Look
Westie’s are small, stocky little pet dogs with shaggy white layers. They have little button noses as well as little, set up ears.
They look really sweet, but solid as well as have a happy, happy air when they are running around the park!
Character
Westies are certain little pet dogs, absolutely regional to their household however they make great protection pets as they are very alert and take on.
Westies are affectionate canines however can hold up against lots of harsh play, so make good buddies as well as play companions for children.
They can be fairly dominant with other pets so treatment must be taken with mingling them with others. They will go after cats otherwise socialized with them at an early age.
Grooming
Westies require a very little amount of grooming – possibly when a week, but will certainly require their coats to be removed by a specialist 2-3 times each year.
Exercise
They require a moderate amount of workout and will value long, off lead runs, specifically going after a sphere around the park! Treatment ought to be taken with proper recall training when Westies are young, to guarantee that they come back effectively when called.
Illness
Westies are hardy pet dogs as well as are not likely to deal with many conditions. Some do suffer from occasional skin problems, and also deafness is an opportunity.
Jake The Boundary Collie Informs His Tales
Hi every person, it’s Jake right here again … with a follow-up to my very first pet dog tale, that was called “Jake’s Own Tale” and also gave a quick biographical understanding right into my life thus far.
Here is my update … The last two years have actually been active for mom and dad, for one reason or one more, yet somehow they always had time for me!
Whenever they got back, I was always there with a huge “Hey there, missed you loads as well as it’s fantastic to have you house”. I think this assisted to unwind them a little bit … given that I always got taken for strolls, no matter how tired they were. We really did not go extremely much often yet I constantly took advantage of it as well as would take pleasure in every minute. I would certainly simply be myself and also as every person knows, a pet dog can having fun doing nothing.
Throughout the summer season, which were truly hot and sunny, it occasionally obtained a little bit also hot for me. You see, as a Border Collie, I need to wear this black and white fur layer at all times!! Thankfully, the good thing is that my Mom and Dad take me to the beach where I can run around at the waters side … as well as cool!
They normally discover an adhere to throw in the water for me, so I can swim. The difficulty is I enjoy swimming so much, that I never, ever before intend to get out of the water … I’m generally well-behaved, so I see remaining in the sea as a way to obtain my very own way (as well as it’s fun too!).
The chillier winter season are equally as much fun, yet differently. We still decrease on the coastline, however I’m not allowed to go in the water, when it’s ice-cold … but I still do!!
My technique is to creep down to the water’s edge, by pursuing an imaginary bird and even a scent that does not exist as well as … Hey Presto (you’ve guessed it), in some way the water approaches on me as well as prior to you now it … I’m swimming!
There are lots of various other nice locations that we go with lengthy walks. One area we go I need to stroll on the lead momentarily, however it does not take long before I am allowed off the lead and can run around anywhere I want … it’s excellent!
Sometimes Mother and father play video games like hide and seek with me and also while I am having a good old smell around in the bushes, one of them will go and conceal. All of a sudden, I discover that one of them is missing out on and also I simply have to find them. They constantly fall short to conceal effectively, considering that my nose never lets me down and also conveniently informs me where they are concealing. Bit do they understand that in some cases I claim not to understand where they are (to make the game last a bit much longer).
Earlier this year most of us took place a lovely holiday. It must have been a long way from home as we were in the cars and truck for fairly a long time. Ultimately, we got to this ideal country area to be greeted by fellow pets, that really rapidly became my friends. I believe they lived at the farm where we were staying, as they would certainly come round to the home door all the time and also play video games.
I believe I will stop this dog tale in the meantime, ‘cos I can hear my dinner being served … Being a food-loving dog, I can not miss out on that, now can I?
Do come back once more quickly, when I will certainly tell you all about my vacation as well as more of my pet tales.