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Who is Dandie Dinmont?

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Dandie Dinmont is a jovial farmer in Sir Walter Scott's Novel Guy Mannering. A short legged dog of the terrier breed was developed in the 17th century to hunt otters and badgers in the Cheviot and Teviotdale Hills in the border country of Scotland and England. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is named after Dandie Dinmont, the character in this novel.

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What kind of dog is a Dandie Dinmont Terrier?

A Dandie Dinmont is a type of terrier.

What is the life span of a Dandie Dinmont Terrier?

The life span of a Dandie Dinmont Terrier is 11 - 13 years.

What was the Dandie Dinmont Terrier first bred for?

as hunting dog

Are Dandie Dinmont terriers aggressive?

Properly socialized, no. All terriers CAN be nippy, its in their nature.

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Border Terriers share ancestry with Dandie Dinmont Terriers, Patterdale Terriers, and Bedlington Terriers

What is the only breed named after a fictional character?

The Manchester TerrierActually it is the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. It is named after the farmer in the Walter Scott novel Guy Mannering

What type of dog has short legs but a long body?

Several examples are: 1.Dachshund 2.Welsh Corgi 3.Dandie Dinmont Terrier 4.Skye Terrier

What kind of dog gets dressed up?

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What is the slowest dog?

The slowest dog in the world is the Basset Hound.I think a Basset Hound could outrun a Dandie Dinmont Terrier any day (unless the Basset trips on his ears along the way). I vote for the Dandie to be the slowest.Actually, I think a Pekinese will be the slowest. They have more of a waddle than gait.

What is a Dandie Dinmont Terrier?

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What dog breeds originated in Scotland?

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What is the least common dog in the world?

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What breed is little white dog in blue buffalo commercial?

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I want to get a royal dandie pig but i wanted to know how big the get and how much they weigh please tell me?

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What was the Bedlington Terrier first bred for?

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West Highland white terrier,Breed of sturdy, compact terrier developed in Scotland in the early 19th cent. It stands about 11 in. (27.9 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 13 to 20 lb (5.9-9.1 kg). Its white, water-resistant double coat consists of a short, dense, soft underlayer and a hard, curl-free topcoat about 2 in. (5 cm) long. The West Highland white, descending from the same ancestral stock as the cairn, Dandie Dinmont, and Scottish terrier, was used to hunt small game both on land and in the water. In recent times it has been popular chiefly as a house pet.Source:

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