The Cairn Terrier was held in big pack of
dogs by Scottish Clan. At that time he was called “Shortcoated Skye
It was his job to hunt in the rough
countryside among the typical mound – the Cairns. The Cairn Terrier owes his
present name this event, which he got in 1910.
The breed was officially recognized in 1912 by
the English Kennel Club.
He is related to the Skye Terrier, Scottish
Terrier and West Highland White Terrier.
Unmistakable is a particular
likeness to “Westie”.