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West Highland white terrier
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Canis familiaris
Family Name:
Canidae
Size:
9-12 inches (23-30 cm.)
Weight:
13-22 lbs. (6-10 kg.)
Color:
all white
Life Span:
about 15 or more years.
 
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West Highland white terrier

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West Highland white terrier Description
  The West Highland White Terrier is a compact, hardy and sturdy dog that has a two inch all white coat that is uncurled with a soft, dense undercoat. It has bright, dark, deep-set eyes that have a penetrating gaze. Its pointed and erect ears are small giving it an alert, ready-for-anything look. Its tail is about 5-6 inches long and is carried jauntily. It has muscular limbs and a deep chest. It has a short, closely fitted jaw with a scissor bite. It has a pronounced stop, and a slightly convex skull.  
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