The most famous Skye Terrier is Greyfriars Bobby who, when his master died, visited the churchyard where he was buried, every day for 14 years. The Skye is currently number 2 in the Kennel Club's list of most vulnerable native breeds.
Someone looking for an exceptionally loyal and devoted companion.
Someone who is looking for an easy-to-source dog. There were only 27 Skyes registered with the Kennel Club in 2020.
Small enough to carry when necessary.
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
Long almost human hair
Luscious long outer locks that need lots of attention and a soft undercoat that will get knotty if not combed out.
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
HOW IT WORKS
The first step in responsible dog ownership
Find a suitable breed
Use our breed explorer to find a suitable breed based on your needs. Search by keyword or any of our breed traits including size, exercise need, and lifespan to name a few.
Join a breed waiting list
Once we’ve found one or more prospective matches, we’ll ask you to arrange a zoom call to talk through your application with one of our dog experts.
Talk to a Tailwise expert
Complete an application for your breed choice(s) in just a few easy steps. You’ll be be notified when a potential match is found and we’re ready to review your application.
Match with a breeder
Upon completing your introduction call a breeder will review your application. If successful you’ll be able to arrange a meeting and be accepted onto their waiting list. A Tailwise fee of £95 (excl. VAT) will be due at the point you pay a deposit.