Usually, the average cost of purchasing a pet quality puppy from a reputable breeder is about $1,200 to $2,500. However, for a Westie puppy with top breed lines and a superior pedigree, you may need to pay between $3,500 and $5,000.
How much does a Westie cost UK?
Average Cost to keep /care for a West Highland Terrier
If you are looking to buy a Westie, you would need to pay anything from £300 to over £900 for a well-bred pedigree puppy.
Are Westies high maintenance?
If you’re considering a small- to medium-sized dog for your new easygoing companion, a Westie makes an excellent pet. Most are moderately energetic, easy to train, and relatively healthy. This breed requires some grooming but does not need trimming regularly.
Why does my Westie stink?
From what you describe it is likely your Westie has an allergic skin condition that leads to secondary infections. It is the infection of the ears that cause the odor.
How long can Westies be left alone for?
Separation anxiety in Westie is a condition in which a Westie becomes restlessness or exhibits signs of distress when they are away from their owner. If your dog is overly attached to you, it’ll be natural for them to become anxious. Depending on their reaction, they can be left alone up to several hours a day.