Dandie Dinmont Terrier Information

Dandie Dinmont TerrierA small dog with a big dog personality, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier can adapt to apartment living or wide open, rural digs. He originated in the Cheviot Hills between England and Scotland hundreds of years ago, and today is a confident, intelligent and independent pup.

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is uniquely shaped, with a long, low body and sword-like tail. His coat has been described as pepper and mustard. A little bit calmer than other terriers, the does fine with a walk or vigorous play daily.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 8in - 0ft 11in     Weight: 18-24lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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