How big are West Highland White Terrier puppies when born?

Answer West Highland White Terrier puppies are quite small at birth. They range in weight from a low of about 3 1/2 oz., to a high of around 6 oz. A healthy puppy will add 10 to 15 percent to its weight e... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between a Wheaten Scottish Terrier & a West Highland White Terrier?

The Scottish terrier is described as wheaten when it is pale and reddish in coat color. This coloration makes the small terrier look similar to the West Highland terrier. This similarity is superfi... Read More »

Are puppies deaf when born?

Puppies are blind and deaf when they are born (whelped). They also cannot move around very well and cannot retain body heat well. Puppies are usually whelped 62 to 64 days after breeding.VoicePupp... Read More »

What happens when puppies are born?

The average time for a female dog to give birth--also called whelping--is at least seven hours, according to "Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook." Dogs go through three stages of whelping, with t... Read More »

Depression in West Highland Terriers?

West highland white terriers, better known as Westies, are generally a very active and curious breed of dog. Depression in Westies is unusual and can indicate an illness.