soft-coated wheaten terrier running through a bed of flowers

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is among only three Ireland large terriers, and they originated as all-around farm dogs thought to be serving this purpose for hundreds of years. The dogs not... Read more »
rat terrier standing on a big rock in the forrest wearing a harness

Rat Terrier

The ancestors of the Rat terrier likely included the Old English White Terriers, Bull Terriers, Smooth Fox Terriers, and Manchester Terriers. In the late 1800s, mixes of the breed were brought to... Read more »
american staffordshire terrier sitting on an outside deck enjoying its day

American Staffordshire Terrier

The prototype of the American Staffordshire Terrier initially sprang from the crossing of the old varieties of Bulldogs with some old terrier types, which was probably the English Smooth Terrier. The Bull... Read more »
Parson Russell Terrier coming out of the water with a stick in its mouth

Parson Russell Terrier

The Parson Russell Terrier can trace its beginnings to a dog named Trump, purchased by the Parson John Russell of Devonshire, England, during the mid-1800s. A fox-hunting enthusiast, John Russell sought to... Read more »
Wirehaired Fox Terrier running on the grass on a beautiful day

WireHaired Fox Terrier

The Wirehaired Fox Terrier is the ultimate show dog, and it has its roots as a highly effective hunting dog. Its ancestors were skilled at dispatching, especially foxes, that had gone to... Read more »
white bull terrier relaxing on the lawn on a hot day

Bull Terrier

In 1835, the Bull Terrier started as a cross between the Bulldog and Old English Terrier, and that pairing produced the remarkably skilled pit dog known as the Bull and Terrier. Dogfighting... Read more »