How much is a West Highland White Terrier?

West Highland White Terrier Breeders The average price of a Westie puppy from a breeder is about $1,000. Of course, this will differ depending on the breeder’s experience level and the dog’s pedigree. If the puppy has already received their first vaccinations and other vet care, the price will often be somewhat higher.

Do Westies wander?

Westies love a walk and 20-30 minutes daily is ideal although most will run around a backyard themselves, especially if there are children to play with. Good fences are very important as Westies will wander if allowed. Be prepared for a few holes in the garden…. they are terriers after all!

Are West Highland White Terrier friendly?

Westies are generally friendly and sociable and will get on with most people and pets. However, like other Terrier breeds, Westies have a tendency to bark and this can come across as aggressive to others.

Do West Highland White terriers bark alot?

Tell Your Westie “No” When They Continuously Bark. Westies are very intelligent dogs. They can pick up on your commands very easily, so when you tell them “no” they will understand that you don’t want them to do something. Telling them no often when they constantly bark will help to teach them not to bark constantly.

Are Westies good for first time dog owners?

Other breeds Robinson recommends for first-time dog owners include three smaller breeds – the West Highland terrier (Westie), the Cavalier King Charles spaniel and the shihtzu (pictured). She said Westies are generally sweet and petite, and they do well with obedience training. They are also nearly odorless.

Do Westies like the sun?

However, most westies love fun in the sun at the beach! Before taking your westie to the beach, there are some important necessities to acknowledge: His age. The terrain and territory.

Are Westies biters?

5) Generally, westies are not dogs for children. They are not patient, they must not be hurt or stressed because they will protect themselves and can bite. So, do not let children stay with your westie unsupervised.

Do Westies shed?

His shedding tendencies range from low to nearly zero. The coat stays fairly clean and he should only be bathed when necessary. To keep that coat a nice sparkly white, the Westie requires some tidying and may need to be wiped down — sometimes frequently.

Are Westies stubborn?

As they can be stubborn and independent dogs, it is vital that they are trained from an early age to ensure that any commands taught continues through to their adulthood. It is important to remember that Westies could potentially adapt easily with continuous training.

What age do Westies calm down?

Usually, it takes anywhere from seven to 12 months before a Westie reaches adulthood.