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Border Terrier

Size: Small

Weight: 12 - 14 lbs.

Height: 10" - 12"

Life Span: 13 - 15 years

Health Problems: Spike's Disease

Origin: Great Britain

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Border Terrier requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Weekly brushing is required for your Border Terrier.


The Border Terrier is friendly, playful and affectionate

Compatibility with Kids

Affectionate with children.


Bred in the 18th century to drive out foxes.