Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your West Highland White Terrier. Honest advice on caring for Westie puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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West Highland White Terrier dog breed

West Highland White Terriers (Westies)...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



West Highland White 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 Westies – I hold nothing back.

West Highland White Terrier FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of West Highland White Terriers.


Training West Highland White Terriers

I'll show you how to teach your West Highland White 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.

West Highland White Terrier Health & Feeding

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

Buying or Adopting a West Highland White Terrier

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