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the breed's main stats ,
the dog's potential health issues
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Dog Breed's Main Info
The Breed's History:
Cairn originated in the Highlands of Scotland and the Isle of Skye, initially grouped in the "Skye Terrier" class alongside the Scottish and West Highland White Terriers.
In the early 1900s, the three breeds began to be bred separately.
Country of Origin:
9 inches to 10 inches (22,86 to 25,4 cm)
13 to 14 pounds (5,89 to 6,35 Kg)
12 to 15 years
Potential Health Issues:
Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy,
Ocular Melanosis/Secondary Glaucoma,
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
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Barking or Howling:
Need For Exercise
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