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Border Terrier

Group Terriers
AKC Group AKC Terriers
Temperament plucky, alert
Size small dog breeds
Feeding Very Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
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Border Terrier Facts

First used for hunting rats
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 1700s
Colors Red, wheaten, grizzle/tan, blue/tan
Height (min) 10 inches (25 cm)
Height (max) 11 inches (28 cm)
Weight (min) 11 lbs (5 kg)
Weight (max) 16 lbs (7 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 15 years
Life expectancy (max) 17 years