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Welcome to CTCA

The Cairn Terrier Club of America is a preservationist breed club 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.

Membership Benefits include: 

  • Mentoring in a variety of activities
  • Receiving publications such as The Highlander newsletter
  • Voting for club officers and show judges
  • Supporting the preservation of the Cairn Terrier
  • A gratis copy of the CTCA Illustrated Guide to the Cairn Terrier which is essential to interpreting the breed standard
Affiliated Club Event

June 8, 2024

Housatonic Cairn Terrier Club

CELEBRATE OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY! Part of Greenwich Kennel Club 4-day conformation cluster, 4 days FCAT

Affiliated Club Event

June 21, 2024

Columbia River Cairn Terrier Club

In conjunction with the Clackamas Kennel Club Cluster

Judges' Education

The Cairn Terrier Club of America is pleased to provide information for aspiring Cairn Terrier judges.