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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 10–13, 2023

Housatonic Cairn Terrier Club

Specialty Show on June 10, 2023 Supported Entry: June 11, 2023 Greenwich KC cluster

Affiliated Club Event

June 23, 2023

Columbia River Cairn Terrier Club

New Date for Independent Specialty with 3 Shows, Same Location!

Judges' Education

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