Terriers are a kind of dog belonging to a certain breed or landrace of Terrier origin. These small-sized, wiry, active and brave dogs are categorized on the basis of their function or size. Breeds of Terriers 1 Patterdale Terrier 2 Jack Russell Terrier 3 Wire Fox Terrier 4 Parson Russell Terrier 5 Sealyham Terrier 6 Airedale Terrier 7 Skye Terrier 8 Lakeland Terrier
The Wire is thought to have come about from crosses of the Old English Terrier, smooth coated Black and Tan terriers of England, Bull Terriers, Greyhounds and Beagles. They were used by hunters with the foxhounds to locate foxes when they went to ground by barking and so pinpointing the position of the fox for the huntsman.