Border Terrier Rescue Information: Border Terriers are spunky, lively little dogs. They are eager to please and very friendly. Border Terriers get along with children, other dogs, and will do okay with cats if they are raised alongside them from the time they are puppies. Border Terriers cannot be trusted with other small animals or unfamiliar cats. Border Terriers need a lot of attention and should not be left alone for long periods of time. If they need to be left alone during the day, it is helpful to have two Border Terriers, especially if one is male and one female. Fences should be reinforced at the base because Border Terriers are enthusiastic diggers. Border Terriers do fine living in an apartment or somewhere with a small yard, as long as they get enough exercise.
Border Terrier Trivia: Border Terriers come from the Cheviot Hills along the border of England and Scotland. Border Terriers were first bred to capture and kill foxes in their dens. Border Terriers can run exceptionally fast for their size and can even keep up with a horse. Border Terriers make good watchdogs. Border Terriers can be trained to do tricks.