Dog Groups - Terriers

What are Terriers?

Terrier dogs are a group of dog breeds that are usually brave and scrappy small to medium sized dogs. Terriers are known for hunting and seeking out vermin such as rats. The word "terrier" comes from the Latin word "terra", which means "earth". So, terriers are "earth dogs".

Check out the list of terrier dog breeds below. Click on the terrier dog image or breed name to see more images and details about your favorite terriers.

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Image Breed
Airedale Terrier
American Staffordshire Terrier
Australian Terrier
Bedlington Terrier
Border Terrier
Bull Terrier
Cairn Terrier
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Irish Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Lakeland Terrier
Manchester Terrier
Miniature Bull Terrier
Miniature Schnauzer
Norfolk Terrier
Norwich Terrier
Scottish Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Silky Terrier
Skye Terrier
Smooth Fox Terrier
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Welsh Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier