Border Terrier Dog Breed Quiz

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More than other breeds, Border Terriers suffer from a potentially fatal medical condition called Gall Bladder Mucocoele (GBM).

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an emerging condition that seems to be affecting Border Terriers more than most other breeds-characterised by the deposition of thick mucus into the lumen (interior space) of the gallbladder-borderterrierhealth.org.uk/buying-a-border-terrier-puppy

SLEM is a rare neurological condition which has been recorded in Border Terriers worldwide. This condition causes shaking/seizures in the hind legs. This is most often a fatal condition.

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Spongiform Leuco-Encephalo-Myelopathy (SLEM), also known as Shaking Puppy Syndrome (SPS), is a rare neurological condition which has been recorded in Border Terriers worldwide. -theborderterrierclub.co.uk/Documents/BTC_SLEM_Information.pdf

Border Terriers have a reputation as being chewers. They generally love to chew and will chew on carpets, shoes, toys etc.

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Chewing is something that all puppies do, but Borders may carry it just a bit farther and some never really outgrow it. There is hardly a toy that is Border proof.-Border Terrier Club of America

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A larger Border Terrier (40 pound and over) is known as a Jagdterrier.

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The Jagdterrier is a hunting dog from Germany-they are a separate breed and their top weight is around 25 pounds.

The Bedlington Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier and the Border Terrier all share a common ancestor.

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The Border, the Bedlington, and the Dandie Dinmont are thought to have a common ancestor. A soft top knot, characteristic of the Bedlington and the Dandie Dinmont, is seen sometimes in the Border ...Border Terrier Club of America

The Border Terrier has skin that should be thick and moveable. It is the ONLY terrier standard that calls for a loose fitting hide.

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the only terrier standard that calls for a loose hide is the Border Terrier’s. This characteristic protects him from any bites or scratches delivered by the quarry and allows him to wiggle...-AKC

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The border terrier got it’s name because it originated on the border between Italy and Switzerland.

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The Border terrier emerged along the borders of England and Scotland-Border Terrier Club of America

Which picture below is a Border Terrier?

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1. Cairn Terrier / 2. Border Terrier

Between 5 and 15% of Border terrieers are affected by Spike’s Disease-a seizure-like health disorder.

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Surveys in the UK, Germany and the USA, have indicated that between 5 and 15% of border terriers are affected (Leitchty and Blake 2005)-ufaw.org.uk/dogs/border-terrier-canine-epileptoid-cramping-syndrome

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According to the AKC, a solid black Border Terrier meets breed standard for coat color.

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Accepted Colors: Red, grizzle and tan, blue and tan, or wheaten.-AKC breed standard

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