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Cairn Terrier

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Size: Small

Weight: 13 - 14 lbs.

Height: 9" - 10"

Life Span: 14+ years

Health Problems: Allergies; globoid cell leukoydstrophy

Origin: Scotland

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Cairn Terrier requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Your Cairn Terrier needs brushed 2 - 3 times per week and trimmed every 2 - 3 months. Clean ears weekly.


The Cairn Terrier is loyal, lovable and mischievous.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Originally bred on the island of Skye to search out fox dens.

Best Dog Food for Your Cairn Terrier

Puppy, Diet, Senior & Sensitive Stomach Formulas

Small Breed Puppy 6 lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Puppy

For the care and nutrition of Small Breed Puppies.

Small Breed Adult 6 lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of small breed dogs.

Small Breed Senior 6lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Senior

Helps support the lifelong health of small breed senior dogs.

Bil-Jac Picky No More Small Breed Dog Food package front on countertop

Picky No More™ Small Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of small breed dogs. 

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