Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Cairn Terrier Contributor(s): Wadman Taylor R Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Scottish ancestry with focus on the Island of Skye, origins intertwined with those of the Skye Terrier and West Highland White Terrier. Requiring little coat care and with its happy friendly disposition, the Cairn makes both a good house dog and a good family pet. Requires moderate exercise. A lively active breed. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Beynon J W H, Fisher Alex & Wilson P (1988)The Cairn Terrier. Revised by Doreen Proudlock. Popular Dogs Publishing Co Ltd. ISBN 0 09 158150 8. Marcum B The New Cairn Terrier. Howell. ISBN 0876050739. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Cairn Terrier Club: www.thecairnterrierclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Cairn Terrier Club of America: www.cairnterrier.org.