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Skye terrier

Size : 8.5-10.5kg(19-23lb), 23-25cm (9-10in) Grooming:time consuming Training:time consuming Colour :cream, grey , fawn , black Bred on the inner Hebridean Isle of Skye in the 17th century to hunt otters , weasels , and bangers, these terriers were a favoured companion of Scottish and English royalty . Their popularity , however , declined in…

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Volpino

Size : 4-5 kg (9-11lb ) , 27-30cm (11-12cm ) Groming : time consuming Training : easy Colours : white , fawn , black Similar to the Pomeranian in its foxy appearance , the volpino , or cane de quirinale . developed separately in Italy in the 17th century , and remains much less well…

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Norfolk and norwich terriers

  Size : 5-5.5 kg (11-12lb ), 24-25cm (9-10in) Grooming : average Training : average Colours : wheaten , red , black and tan , grizzle (grey )   The sole feature that differentiates these two breeds is their ears , those of the Norwich terrier are erect , those of the Norfolk dropped ….

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Border terrier

  Size : 5-7 kg (11-15lb ) , 25-28cm (10-11in) Grooming :average Training : average Colour : wheaten , tan , red blur and tan , grizzle (grey ) Little is known about the origins of this breed , except that by the late 18th century it seems to have been found along the border…

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Italian greyhound

  Size : 3-3.5 kg (7-8lb) , 33-38cm (13-15in ) Grooming : minimal Training : easy Colours : cream , fawn , blue , black A perfect miniature of the standard greyhound , the Italian greyhound , or piccolo levrieri italiani , has been a companion of nobility since the days of egypt’s pharaohs and…

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Lendehund

  Size : 5.5-6.5kg (12-14lb) , 31-39cm (12-15in) Grooming : minimal Training : average Colours : Grey , black , brown and white , black and white This agile little breed’s name translates as puffin dog – historically it was used in Norway to hunt puffins from their nests on cliff faces . its physically…

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Manchester terrier

  Size : 7.5-8 kg (17-18lb) , 38-41cm (15-16in) Grooming : minimal Training : time consuming Colours : black and tan Black and tan terrier have been known in Britain since the middle edges . in the 19th century , a Manchester breeder named JOHN HULME crossed them with whippets to produce this athletic breed…

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Japanese terrier

    Size : v4.5-6 kg (10-13lb ) , 33cm (13in) Grooming : minimal Training : time consuming Colour  : black and white The Japanese terrier is a streamlined , elegant dog with distinctive colour scheme . it is probably descended from smooth fox terriers taken to japan by the dutch in the early 18th…

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Parson Russell terrier

  Size : 5-8kg (11-18lb ) , 28-38cm (11-15in ) Grooming : minimal/average Training : time consuming Colours : Black and white , brown and white , tricolor Less common than Jack RUSSELL , this is reverened john russell’s other legacy to breed redistries , a longer –legged terrier , able to keep up with…

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Jack Russell terrier

  Size : 4-7 kg (9-15lb), 25-30cm(10-12in) Grooming : minimal/average Training : time-consuming Colours : black and white , brown and white , tricolor Immensely popular in  Britain , this breed was developed as a ratter in 19th century devon, England , by reverend john rossell , the sporting parson . it retains all of…

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Japanese spitz

  Size : 5-6 kg (11-13lb) , (30-36cm , 12-14in) Grooming : time consuming Training : average Colours : white In everything but size , the Japanese spitz resembles a Samoyed, from ehich it was probably derived in the early 20th century . it is a robust little dog with a well muscled form and…

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Tibetan spaniel

  Size : 4-7 kg (9-15lb) , 25cm (10in) Grooming :average Training : time – consuming Colours : all colours This breed may not be Tibetan , and it is not truly a spaniel . dogs of this type have been found in the area that is now korea since at least the 8th century…

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Lowchen

  Size : 4-8kg (9-18lb) , 25-33cm ( 10-13in) Grooming : time-consuming Training : time consuming Colours : all colours The lowchen or little lion dog , lives up to its name . it is a resilient and active breed , quite prepared to challenge larger dogs , and too strong –willed and arrogant to…

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Schipperke

  Size : 3-8kg (7-18lb) , 22-23cm (9-13in) Grooming : average Training : average Colours : black This compact , spitz – type breed originated in Belgium in the early 1500s and is probably related to the Pomeranian and german spitz . the name is said to mean little captain from the breed’s past as…

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  Size : 5.5-7 kg (12-15lb ) , 25-30cm (10-12in ) Grooming : time consuming Training : average Colours : white,yellow and white , black and white This breed is related to Italian Bolognese and the French bichon breeds , and like them , it is a loyal and sweet –natured companion , gentle with…

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Bishon frise

  Size : 3-6 kg (7-13 lb ) , 23-30 cm (9-12in) Grooming : time consuming Training average Colours : white The bichon frise originated in the mediterraneon region , and by the 14th century it has been taken to Tenerife , hence it other name of Tenerife dog . by the 15th century it…

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Maltese

  Size : 2-3 kg (4-7lb) , 20-25 cm (8-10 in ) Grooming : time –consuming Training : average Colours : white This easy going little dog has been a companion breed since its earliest history . once called the maltese terrier , the ancient (malita : an archaic name for malta ) breed probably…

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English toy terrier

  Size : 2.5-5.5 kg (6-12lb), 25-30cm (10-12in ) Grooming  : time consuming Colours : black and tan Originally bred for hunting rats and rabbits, this dog appeared a little over a century ago and remain relatively rare . developed from runt Manchester terriers , it is also known as the toy Manchester terrier or…

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American toy terrier

  Size : 2-3 kg (4-7lb) (10in) Grooming : training : time – consuming Colours : black and white , tan and white , tricolor The breeders who developed the American toy terrier miniaturized its body , but not its personality , also called the toy fox terrier or amertoy , this breed show the…

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Australian terrier

  Size : 5-6 kg (11-14lb ) .25cm (10in) Grooming : minimal Training : time consuming Colours : blue and tan , sandy Developed as a farm ratter and watchdog in Australia in the 19th century , this though , pugnacious breed is now found throughout the English –speaking world . it is descended from…