Breed Group by WKU / PKU

GROUP THREE – Terriers

Terriers are highly intelligent and trainable, for people with patience and a great sense of humour.

GROUP 1 -Shepherds

The Shepherd Dog Group include dogs that are one of the oldest groups that were first used when ancient people began keeping livestock. 

GROUP 3 – Terriers

Terriers are highly intelligent and trainable, for people with patience and a great sense of humour.

3.01 Australian Terrier

3.01.1 Silky Terrier

3.02 American Hairless Terrier

3.03 American Pit Bull Terrier

3.04 American Staffordshire Terrier

3.05.1 English Bull Terrier

3.05.2 English Bull Terrier

3.06 American Bully

3.07 Staffordshire Bull Terrier

3.08 Bedlington Terrier

3.09 Border Terrier

3.10 Boston Terrier

3.11 Brazilian Terrier

3.12 Welsh Terrier

3.13 West Highland White Terrier

3.14 Glen of Imaal Terrier

3.15.1 Jack Russell Terrier smooth coat

3.15.2 Jack Russell Terrier

3.16 Dandie Dinmont Terrier

3.17 Irish Terrier

3.18 Kerry Blue Terrier

3.19 Cairn Terrier

3.20 Lakeland Terrier

3.21 German Hunting Terrier

3.22 Norfolk Terrier

3.23 Norwich Terrier

3.24 Manchester Terrier

3.25 Parsons Russell Terrier

3.26 Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier

3.27 Sealyham Terrier

3.28 Skye Terrier

3.29 Scottish Terrier

3.30.1 Fox-Terrier

3.30.2 Fox-Terrier

3.31 Black Terrier

3.32 Cesky Terrier

3.33 Airedale Terrier

3.34 Nihon Teria

Group Three –

Terriers Dogs

Terrier is a type of dogs originally created to hunt vermin . A terrier is a dog of any one of many breeds or landraces  of the terrier type group, which are typically small, wiry, game and fearless. Terrier breeds vary greatly in size from just 1 kg (2 lb) to over 32 kg (70 lb) and are usually categorized by size or function. There are five different groups, with each group having several different breeds.

Feisty is the word most often used to describe terriers. From the Latin terra, for earth, most terriers were originally bred to “go to ground” after burrowing vermin, larger rodents and even foxes. These fiery little dynamos would dig up underground dens and burrows while barking furiously, forcing the inhabitants out where hunters awaited. Some breeds were even bred to finish the job themselves. Let loose in your backyard, a terrier can build an entire golf course in a day — the 18 holes at least. Too large to go to ground, the popular Airedale terrier puts its strength and stubborn streak to use as a surprisingly ferocious watchdog. Like most terriers, this “king of terriers” has little time for other dogs, and if not properly supervised may engage in some street brawling. If it weren’t for the fact that most terriers, such as the Cairn and the Norfolk, are fairly small, their tenacious nature and boundless energy would make them hard to control. Due to some unscrupulous breeders and unmindful owners, a few breeds within the terrier group have developed rather notorious reputations. The crossing of bulldogs and terriers for the express purpose of creating fighting dogs has produced several dog breeds that can be dangerous in the wrong hands. Combining the taut muscles and compact power of the bulldog with the tenacity and aggressiveness of the terrier, some controversial bull terrier breeds have been involved in some highly publicized biting incidents, several involving small children. When these dogs bite, they don’t let go. Unfortunately, these incidents tarnish the reputations of what can be friendly, stable, even calm pets. But without the right training and socialization, and in irresponsible hands, these can be dangerous dogs.

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