Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your Cairn Terrier. Honest advice on caring for Cairn Terrier puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Cairn Terriers...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Cairn Terrier Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Cairn Terrier FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Cairn Terriers.


Training Cairn Terriers

I'll show you how to teach your Cairn Terrier puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Cairn Terrier Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Cairn Terrier health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Cairn Terrier

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Cairn Terrier from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Cairn Terrier puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.