The 10 most popular breeds of terrier in the UK, according to the Kennel Club (Getty Images)

10 of the most popular and adorable terrier breeds of dog - from Jack Russells to Staffordshire Bull Terriers

If you are looking for a fearless, adorable pup with bags of character, these are the most popular breeds of terrier dog in the UK.

Terriers are small but mighty, and full of personality. They come in all shapes and sizes (though they’re often little) – from the jolly wee West Highland White Terrier, to the strong but soft-hearted Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

Originally bred to hunt “vermin” – hence their feisty nature – terriers quickly found a place on our laps and in our hearts. They are loyal and affectionate dogs with heaps of character.

These are 10 of the most popular breeds of terrier in 2021 so far, according to The Kennel Club. And don't forget to rescue if you can.

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