Wire-haired terriers include most terriers like the Airedale, affenpinscher, miniature schnauzer and the border terrier. Wire-haired terriers have hard, wiry coats that need occasional plucking and brushing. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The American Kennel Club has recognized the familiar blue-and-tan Yorkshire terrier since 1885. The closely related Biewer terrier began as a color variant of the standard Yorkie but is now genetically separate. As of 20... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The American Kennel Club lists 30 different registered terrier breeds. Some of the most familiar are the Scottish terrier, Norwich terrier and miniature Schnauzer. Terriers range in size from the incredibly small Cairn o... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs
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Miniature Scottish terriers, also known as Scotties, are loyal, intelligent, alert, sensitive, protective, personable, courageous and independent. They are excellent family dogs that need a moderate amount of exercise, b... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The results are difficult to predict when breeding border collies and terriers because a mixed breed dog can take on many of the various traits of either parent breed. These breeds don't look much alike and were bred for... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Popular haircuts for Yorkshire terriers include the Westie, squared puppy and three-layer cut. The Westie cut is best for active but stylish dogs. The squared puppy cut is a common, low-maintenance but less stylish hairc... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Airedale terriers tend to be athletic, energetic and courageous. They typically weigh between 40 and 65 pounds, and they have a distinctive wiry, curly coat that lets them work in a variety of climates. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs