The Cairn Terrier originated in the Highland of Scotland, and the Isle of Skye. In the beginning, this breed was lumped together with the Scottish and West Highland Terriers until the early 1900’s when they began to be bred separately. Best known as TOTO from the Wizard of Oz, this little dog is terrier thru and thru, in fact the name Cairn refers to the rock dens in Scotland where fox, rat, otter or badger lived. These feisty little dogs would wiggle and push themselves right into the rocks and hold the vermin there until the farmer could deal with it. Cairn Terriers live a healthy active life well into their teen years, and can be any color other than white. The AKC recognized the breed in 1913 in the Terrier Group. Ideal size is 10 inches at the withers, with a weight of 14 pounds.
Measuring approximately 4” tall and 2” wide, this ornament is hand painted stone resin. Crossed Candy Canes hold up a green platform, on which we mount one of our detailed, breed specific Tiny Ones figurines. Each figurine is wearing a winter scarf and has a gold tone cord for hanging this unique decoration from your Christmas tree, or anywhere you’d like to have a little company! Individually packaged and labeled in our blister packs, ready to give as a gift, or hang in your store!