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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

August 16, 2024

Cairn Terrier Club of Denver

TWO Specialties, one Sweepstakes on Friday, August 16th.

Cairn Terrier Club Event

October 4–6, 2024

Cairn Terrier Club of America

CTCA National Specialty in Conjunction with the Montgomery Kennel Club. Macungie Memorial Park, Macungie, PA.

Judges' Education

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