Dandie Dinmont Terrier

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier, also often called as the Mustard or Pepper Terrier. Its origin is in Scottland. According to the FCI it is a terrier, section 2.
It is one of the most intelligent dog breeds worldwide, which also got its literary name from Sir Walter Scott and his novel "Guy Mannering" (1814). Dandie Dinmont Terrier have a great hunting instinct. Because of this, the Terrier was used for hunting small carnivorans, like for example rabbits, badgers or otters in the past. In modern times the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a popular pet dog in Great Britain.
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is one of the bravest small dogs.

Origins of Breed

The Scottish Dandie Dinmont Terrier is known since 1814. The Scottish author Sir Walter Scott mentioned this dog breed in his novel "Guy Mannering". Because of this the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a popular dog in Great Britain. Its origin is unknown, but speculative it is a crossing between many terriers. The hunters needed a small dog with short legs, which is quite strong and persistent and had a great hunter instinct. Its hair had to be waterproofed. They needed something like a hunter assistant, to intrude dens and kill small carnivorans.
The breed began in 1870 in Great Britain. At that time this dog breed was very popular. In the mid of the 19.th century Queen...

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