Anyone who has encountered a Border Terrier will know that although this is a relatively small breed of dog in terms of overall stature, it’s one with a big heart. Bold and fearless in true terrier fashion, these dogs possess a feisty character that belies their size. Indeed, it was the tough, no-nonsense nature of the Border Terrier that was much prized by gamekeepers and others who employed the dog for all kinds of sporting and hunting activities.
In this essential guide will be found everything you need to know about choosing, buying and enjoying your Border Terrier, including breed background, settling in your new arrival, establishing a daily routine, and what to expect as your canine companion grows up. Over 100 illustrations – many specially commissioned – colorfully illustrate and describe these captivating dogs.
David Alderton trained as a veterinarian and his books about dogs have sold over a million copies. David has been awarded the Maxwell Medal by the Dog Writers’ Association of America and has acted as consultant on canine programmes screened by the Discovery Channel. He was very closely involved in the TV documentary celebrating the Crufts Centenary dog show, screened by the UK’s BBC and broadcasters in thirteen other countries worldwide.