This is another image of Winnie the west highland white terrier – I loved the angle and shape of the her westie head. She looks so serious and pensive while posing for her photos.

West Highland White Terriers, commonly known as Westies, are a breed of dog known for their distinctive white coat. Originating in Scotland, the breed was used to seek and dig out foxes and badgers

Commonly, Westies have bright, deep-set eyes that are dark in color. Their ears are small, pointed, and erect. A male typically weighs between 15 and 20 pounds (6.8 and 9.1 kg) and a female between 13 and 16 pounds (5.9 and 7.3 kg). average height is 9 to 11 inches (23 to 28 cm) at the withers.

The breed was originally named the Poltalloch terrier, after the estate in the Argyll region of western Scotland where they were developed by Colonel Edward Donald Malcolm (1837–1930) and his family. It is said that the breed gained its white coat after the Colonel’s red terrier was mistaken for a fox and shot: the dog was to be white in colour so as to help distinguish it from its quarry.

Comments

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great shot, lovely dog

  • Thankyou very much :)

    – Emma Hardcastle

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosover 4 years ago

    Look at that face! Winnie is just so adorable!

  • She sure is! Thankyou :)

    – Emma Hardcastle

  • Carla Maloco
    Carla Malocoalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful profile.

  • Thankyou kindly Carla :)

    – Emma Hardcastle

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.