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Airedale Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Airedale Terrier

The Airedale originated in England as an all-around working dog, hunting small game and guarding homes. During the world wars, Airedales delivered messages and searched for fallen soldiers.

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American Staffordshire Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

American Staffordshire Terrier

The Amstaff, a cross between the old English Bulldog and one or more terriers, was truly “made in America.” Originally known as the Staffordshire Terrier, American was added to the names to avoid confusion with their British counterpart, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

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Australian Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Australian Terrier

When Australians wanted a particular type of dog to do a particular job, they created it by crossbreeding dogs that were available to them. Such was the beginning of the Australian Terrier.

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Bedlington Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Bedlington Terrier

The word lamblike describes the Bedlington's appearance but not its personality. Once known as the Rothbury Terrier, this breed was developed in the north of England during the 1820s to be an all-purpose terrier: A dog that could swim down an otter, course a rabbit and fight in the pit.

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Border Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Border Terrier

It's hard to go wrong with a breed that was the favorite of James Herriot. Developed in northern England, the Border Terrier was used to hunt foxes that preyed on farmers' livestock. It became a favorite hunt terrier, working with packs of Border Foxhounds.

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Bull Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Bull Terrier

Originally called the Bull and Terrier, this British breed represents a cross between the Bulldog and the now extinct White English Terrier. Bull Terriers are friends to all, but because their first job was that of pit fighter, their feisty instincts die hard.

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Cairn Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Cairn Terrier

A small, active terrier native to Scotland's Western Highlands, the Cairn was used in packs to control fur-bearing vermin. The little Cairn Terrier makes an excellent choice of family pet for any setting, provided it has a safely fenced outdoor play area.

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Cesky Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Cesky Terrier

The Cesky (ches-kee) Terrier is a relatively new breed and still quite rare all over the world. Dr. Frantisek Horak, a Czechoslovakian geneticist, wanted a dog small enough to go to ground (and not get stuck) and hunt small vermin.

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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

This terrier with the topknot takes its unusual name from Dandie Dinmont, a character in Sir Walter Scott's novel 'Guy Mannering.' Dinmont was a farmer who kept six of the terriers, known for their boldness in going after otter and badger.

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Fox Terrier (Smooth)

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Fox Terrier (Smooth)

Of British origin, the original smooth-coated Fox Terrier combined the blood of several working terrier breeds, a blend that produced a balanced, game little dog.

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Fox Terrier (Wire)

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Fox Terrier (Wire)

The eager and dynamic Wire Fox Terrier was bred in the British Isles in the 19th century to catch and kill vermin on farms, and to assist in hunts. The Wirehaired Fox Terrier probably descended from the rough-coated Black and Tan Terrier.

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Glen of Imaal Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Glen of Imaal Terrier

This tough little Irish scrapper takes its name from its place of origin in County Wicklow. The breed was developed to be used against badgers and foxes, and its courage is legendary.

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Irish Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is nicknamed Daredevil for the reckless fire of its personality. Once called the Irish Sporting Terrier, this breed was used as a ratter and guard dog as well as to flush and retrieve game.

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Kerry Blue Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Kerry Blue Terrier

The well-dressed Kerry Blue Terrier wears a soft, dense, wavy coat of silvery blue, ranging in shade from deep slate to light blue gray.

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Lakeland Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Lakeland Terrier

Typical of terriers everywhere, the stylish Lakeland has a confident, cock-of-the-walk attitude, not surprising in a descendant of working terriers bred to kill fox and other vermin that preyed on farmers' lambs and poultry in Britain's border county of Cumberland.

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Manchester Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Manchester Terrier

Manchester, England, is a working man's town, and this breed was developed as a working man's terrier, pitted against rabbits and other vermin on the farm and against rats in the fights.

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Miniature Bull Terrier

MEDIUM DOG BREED

Miniature Bull Terrier

This little fellow is sturdy, muscular, active, intelligent and tenacious, yet good tempered. In looks and coloring, it's a scaled-down version of the full-sized Bull Terrier.

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Miniature Schnauzer

SMALL DOG BREED

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer has bounced its way into the hearts and lives of thousands of admirers who love it for its engaging personality.

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Norfolk Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Norfolk Terrier

This drop-eared version of the Norwich Terrier, the Norfolk is a small, active teddy bear of a dog that is an amusing companion, easy to care for, and a good watchdog. Its background is identical to that of the Norwich.

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Norwich Terrier

SMALL DOG BREED

Norwich Terrier

Like its drop-eared sibling the Norfolk, the Norwich Terrier is game and hardy, a fun-loving family pet. This working terrier of East Anglia originated during the 19th century and was probably developed by crossing small specimens of the Irish Terrier with other short-legged terrier breeds.

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