14+ Historical Facts About Border Terriers You Might Not Know

The history of the breed began in the 17th century when local farmers bred a hunting dog – brave, hardy – to exterminate animals that caused damage to their farms (foxes, martens, badgers, hares, etc.) and for hunting in a flock. In addition, the compact size of these terriers allowed them to climb into burrows.

#1 Believe it or not, it is the unsightly Border Terrier that is the most beloved dog breed for most Englishmen.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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