The Border Terrier has a very original look, with a particular head shape. Short and strong, the dog's head looks strangely like an otter's head. Rather light and slender, the Border Terrier is primarily a working dog, and his body reflects that perfectly.
Between 33 and 35 cm (12.99 to 13.78 inches) for the male
Between 36 and 40 cm (14.17 to 15.75 inches) for the female
Between 5 and 7 kg (11.02 to 15.43 pounds) for the male
Between 5 and 7 kg (11.02 to 15.43 pounds) for the female
His dress is rather varied. It can be wheat, red, tan, black tan, speckled black, blue and tan.
His coat is rather dense and hard with a very close undercoat.
His peculiar head is often compared to that of an otter. His bright eyes are dark. His v-shaped ears fall forward and are slightly thick. His nose is often black. His rather thick tail is not very long.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 3, section 1 and is #10