The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest of the terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands and recognized as one of Scotland's earliest working dogs. It is used for hunting and burrowing prey among the cairns.
- Hypoallergenic: Yes
- Life span: 12 to 15 years
- Temperament: Active, Intelligent, Fearless, Hardy, Gay, Assertive
- Colors: Brindle, Black, Cream, Red, Grey, Wheaten
- Weight: Male: 13.2–17.6 lbs (6–8 kg), Female: 13.2–17.6 lbs (6–8 kg)
- Height: Male: 10–13 inches (25–33 cm), Female: 9–12 inches (23–30 cm)