The Cairn Terrier Club of America

The Cairn Terrier Club of America is dedicated to encouraging and promoting quality in the purebred breeding of the old working terrier of Skye and the West Highlands, now known as the Cairn Terrier.

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History of the Cairn

There is evidence that one of the oldest-known strains of Cairn, or “Short-haired Skye Terrier,” was founded by Captain Martin MacLeod of Drynock, Isle of Skye. Read more