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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Developed on the border of England and Scotland in the 1700s to hunt otter and badger, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is best known today for his companionship. This breed is an excellent guard dog but may be aggressive with other dogs and animals. Gentle, affectionate and loyal, the Dandie is particularly good with children. Professional trimming or stripping is necessary to maintain the rough double coat.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
Once popular with gypsies, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier also was a favorite of Queen Victoria. The breed is named for the character Dandie Dinmont in Sir Walter Scott’s 1814 novel, “Guy Mannering.” In the book, Dandie Dinmont had six terriers.
Also Known As:
Dandie
Hindlee Terrier
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
  • Size Small
  • Height 20 to 28 centimetres at the top of the shoulders
  • Weight 8 to 11 kilograms
  • Coat Medium
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Pepper or mustard
  • Activities Hunting, Tracking, Earthdog Trials, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both