15+ Historical Facts About West Highland White Terriers You Might Not Know

At the moment, the West Highland White Terrier breed is considered one of the most attractive and rapidly gaining popularity in the world.

#1 West Highland, – speaks about the geography of origin of the breed, – the western part of the highlands of Scotland and the white color of the breed.

#2 The first evidence of the breed of small white wire-haired dogs dates back to the first half of the 13th century.

#3 In the Annals of Doublestable, it is mentioned that King John Lackland of England presented six puppies of white earthen dogs to the French king Philippe Auguste as a sign of reconciliation in the Anglo-French War of 1199 – 1200.

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.

Leave a Reply


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *