Border Terrier History And Origin

  • Border Terrier is a small, rough-coated breed of dog of the terrier group. 
  • Originally bred as fox and vermin hunters, Border Terriers share ancestry with Dandie Dinmont Terriers and Bedlington Terriers.
  • Though the breed is much older, the Border Terrier was officially recognized by The Kennel Club in Great Britain in 1920, and by the American Kennel Club(AKC) in 1930.
  • The Border Terrier originates in, and takes its name from the Scottish borders.
  • Their original purpose was to bolt foxes which had gone to ground. 
  • They were also used to kill rodents, but they have been used to hunt otters and badgers too.

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