Skin Disorders in West Highland Terriers?

Answer West Highland terriers are beautiful, friendly dogs. Their outgoing personalities and shocking white coats make them treasured and popular as pets. These dogs do come with some serious health consi... Read More »

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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.

How big are West Highland White Terrier puppies when born?

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 »

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 »

Skin Disorders: Red Cheeks?

The skin disorder most often associated with red cheeks is acne rosacea, or rosacea, and it is a chronic skin disorder with no known cure. Untreated, rosacea can worsen. But with most people, the d... Read More »