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  Cairn Terrier Information and Pictures, Cairn Terriers, Cairns
The Cairn is one of Scotland's original Terriers, probably a contributor to today's Scottish, West Highland White and Skye Terrier breeds.
Named for the piles of small stones used to mark Scottish farm borders and graves, the Cairn Terrier's job was to rout small animals from their lairs in these stone piles.
Everyone remembers a Cairn called "Toto" in the film "The Wizard of Oz." Some of the Cairn's talents are hunting, tracking, watchdogging, agility, competitive obedience, and performing tricks.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /cairnterrier.htm   (624 words)

  
  Cairn Terrier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is one of the oldest terriers, originating in the Scottish Highlands, used for hunting burrowing prey among the cairns.
Cairns stand between 9 and 13 inches (23-33 cm) at the withers and weigh 13 to 18 pounds (6 to 8 kg).
The Cairn is double-coated, with a soft, dense undercoat and a harsh outer coat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cairn_Terrier   (635 words)

  
 Cairn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cairn to mark the summit of a mountain.
In North American mountain regions, cairns are often used to mark hiking trails or cross-country routes at or above the treeline.
It is traditional for each person passing by a cairn to add a stone, as a small bit of maintenance to counteract the destructive effects of severe winter weather.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cairn   (798 words)

  
 Loughcrew
Cairn T itself was even lined up with the Autumnal Equinox of the 21st of September so that there would be a reminder, every year, of the Prophet Jeremiah and his death.
The cairn that is the farthest away represents the bottom of the Celtic Cross, having a raised ridge of earth joining it to the centre; symbolically representing the upright of the cross.
Cairn T could; as well as being the tomb of Jeremiah; also be the tomb of Teia Tephi's husband, the well-loved Heremon - Ard ri, Eochaidh Ollothair, who inherited the title Ollamh Fodhla from his mentor/teacher Jeremiah.
www.anycities.com /jahtruth/jere.htm   (2980 words)

  
 Cairn Rescue League - FAQs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Another reason cairns come into rescue is that their owners adopt a cairn without understanding what terriers are like and/or without doing the homework necessary to determine whether a cairn is the best dog for them.
Cairns, like most terriers, are highly intelligent and love a challenge, so they prefer training methods that keep their attention.
Cairns are usually about 10 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh around 15 lbs., give or take a pound or two.
www.cairnrescueleague.com /faqs.html   (2188 words)

  
 rec.pets.dogs: Cairn Terriers Breed-FAQ
Cairns can be easy to housetrain, mainly due to their desire to please their people.
Cairns are prone to getting fat, so keeping a close watch on their weight is a must.
Cairns are bred to kill rodents and could do some damage to such a pet.
www.faqs.org /faqs/dogs-faq/breeds/cairns   (3388 words)

  
 Orkneyjar - The Discovery of the Crantit Cairn, Orkney
Despite the quantity of cairns scattered throughout Orkney, the new discovery raised hopes that the Crantit cairn would contain the undisturbed remains of early Orcadians.
Neolithic cairns were frequently used over and over again, but the entrance to the Crantit cairn was heavily blocked up, both inside and out, suggesting reuse was not wanted.
Other Orkney cairns were built generally built as prominent mounds on hillsides or on flat ground.
www.orkneyjar.com /history/tombs/crantit   (379 words)

  
 Orkneyjar - The Cuween Hill Cairn, Firth
To the north-east of the cairn, on the side of Wideford Hill, is the Wideford cairn, while the remains of the Stonehall settlement sit in the valley directly below Cuween Hill.
Given the close proximity of the Cuween cairn to the Stonehall settlement, and the fact that the two were contemporary, would indicate that those who lived in the settlement were also responsible for the construction and use of the cairn.
Like most other cairns and mounds throughout Orkney, the Cuween Cairn was thought to be the home of trows or fairies.
www.orkneyjar.com /history/tombs/cuween   (646 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Business | Cairn's India drilling extended
Cairn said that the extra time should allow it to close in on new crude oil deposits in its most valuable fields.
Cairn said it was in talks about exploration in the southern area of Rajasthan, and the company made six new discoveries in the area last year.
Mr Watts said that Cairn has had its finds assessed by independent auditors and pointed to the fact that the company has had a one in three success rate when drilling for oil in the region.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/business/4087090.stm   (393 words)

  
 International Finance Corporation - Projects
Cairn is currently in the process of rolling out and raising awareness of the requirements of this Environmental Management System and will then consider whether to acquire ISO 14001 certification for its Indian operations.
Cairn has also authorized periodic audits of the application of its’ HSE Management System on the Ravva Field in India according to the ISRS standard, and has showed continuous improvement from level 3 to level 8, out of a possible score of 10.
Cairn has a hierarchy of committees through which HSE and social policies, practices and performance are regularly reviewed and where necessary, actions are passed on to line management to implement.
wbln0018.worldbank.org /IFCExt/spiwebsite1.nsf/0/b87ec559adec6e3c85256dd6007ae99c?OpenDocument   (1621 words)

  
 SeaJay Cairns - Grooming your Cairn
If you see your Cairn stopping frequently in the snow to chew its feet suspect that long hair between the pads is the cause of the problem.
When Cairns get older, however, their skin tends to become more sensitive so you have to be a little gentler to get the job done without discomfort.
Cairns are more sensitive the lower that you go on the sides and very sensitive on the belly.
web3.foxinternet.net /cwhall/articles/grooming.htm   (3930 words)

  
 Ancient Aberdeenshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Round cairns, measuring between 25 and 100 feet in diameter, are thought to date from the second Millenium BC, and were generally used as burial sites.
Brochs are a specialised circular fort or dwelling, to be found mainly in the north of Scotland, and in the islands of Orkney, Shetland, and the Hebrides.
It is the sole survivor of three such cairns on the ridge of Cairn Muir.
www.garioch.demon.co.uk /abdns.htm   (1080 words)

  
 Lynn Gold's Archives: The Mac vs. the Cairn Terrier
The Cairn Terrier, on the other hand has held its share of the market with only minor modificationns for hundreds of years.
The Cairn Terrier cleans the floor, spoons, bib, and baby, and has an unerring ability to distinguish strained peas from ears, nose, and fingers.
The Cairn Terrier is the essence of user-friendliness.
www.rahul.net /figmo/Archives/mac-vs-cairn.html   (770 words)

  
 Cairn Terrier puppies for sale   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Cairn Terrier makes a wonderful pet, and is at home in the city and country, being smart, robust, loyal and loving.
Cairns are brave and headstrong, and benefit from discipline and obedience training.
Today's Cairn Terrier is a hearty little dog that should be as close to the original old time working Cairn as possible.
www.ajkennel.com /cairn.php   (1925 words)

  
 Cairn Studio Website ... Main Page by TEKLOGIN CORP.
Now for the first time ever!, collectors can view (in full color!) all active Cairn Artworks inclusive of the artists' creation stories.Creation stories and photographs of the artworks are available in the Online Artworks CATALOG by clicking on the artwork's name.
Cairn Illustrated is available at Cairn retail dealers across the country.
As previously mentioned, Cairn Illustrated is an artwork in itself.
www.cairnstudio.com   (433 words)

  
 Cairn Terrier, Cairn Terriers, breeders, puppies, for sale, dogs
Cairn Terriers are free in movement, strong, but not heavily built.
Cairn Terriers are a wonderful family dog, but will always remember their ancestry as a "sporting terrier".
Cairn Terriers were introduced in the world of dog shows in the early 1900s.
puppydogweb.com /caninebreeds/cairnter.htm   (350 words)

  
 Cairn Studio Website ... Cairn Studio Facts
Traditionally, Cairn set the standards by which handmade American collectibles were judged, and still today, Cairn's quality reproductions are just as true to these time honored standards and traditions as they were 25 years ago.
These finished figurines along with all of Cairn's specific reproduction process instructions are then uncompromisingly communicated to the source as the Cairn standards that must be followed.
Since our artworks possess what we call "green strength" when they are gently hand-cast from their molds, we are able to offer cast figures with sculptural detail and severe undercuts that are far beyond the capabilities of most other studios.
www.cairnstudio.com /facts.shtml   (1185 words)

  
 CAIRN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CAIRN is an internetwork testbed network funded primarily by the
CAIRN, in contrast, is primarily intended as a testbed for advanced computer network protocols research and development.
CAIRN is a follow-on testbed to the DARPA Research Testbed network or DARTNET, built in 1991 with T1 lines.
www.isi.edu /div7/CAIRN   (164 words)

  
 Cairn Terrier
All Cairn Terriers pups are AKC or CKC reg.
Cairn Terrier AKC (limited) or CKC puppies, call for new litter, ready in 2006, I'm less than an hour from Atlanta, Ga.
Cairn Terrier puppy pictures are from previous litter born in 2004.
journals.aol.com /cairn4u2/CairnTerrier   (286 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Business | Oil hopes swell for Cairn Energy
Cairn said total potential production at the Rajasthan fields was now over 150,000 barrels per day.
Cairn shares have risen by a third in value over the last year on the back of discoveries in Rajasthan, giving the firm a market value of about £3bn.
Edinburgh-based Cairn said it looked forward to "an increasing resource and production base at a time when oil prices and interest in India have never been higher".
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/business/4262888.stm   (295 words)

  
 Owen Sound's Black History - Cairn Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to Webster's 1913 Dictionary, a cairn is "a rounded or conical heap of stones erected by early inhabitants of the British Isles, apparently as a sepulchral monument." In this case, the Cairn is a memorial to Owen Sound's Black settlers.
The idea to create a Cairn to commemorate the contribution made to Grey County and the City of Owen Sound by the early Black settlers was first discussed in the spring of 2003.
Black Heritage Cairn Conceptual drawing: by volunteer Bonita Johnson-de Matteis, with a description of the symbolism of the elements.
www.osblackhistory.com /cairn.php   (506 words)

  
 Cairn - Wikimedia Commons
Cairn in Rhine, in the Ruinaulta, Surselva, Graubuenden, Switzerland
Cairn in the valley of the Lauteraargletscher, canton Bern, Switzerland
Big cairn in the valley of the Lauteraargletscher, canton Bern, Switzerland.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Cairn   (86 words)

  
 Cairn Rescue USA
We are an all-volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing purebred Cairn Terriers and mostly-Cairn mixes.
Our rescue Cairns are spayed/neutered, tested and if necessary, treated, for heartworm and other parasites, and brought up-to-date on their inoculations prior to their placement in loving forever homes.
Cairn Rescue USA is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming purebred Cairn Terriers and mostly-Cairn mixes.
www.cairnrescueusa.com   (423 words)

  
 CSCTC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairn Terrier Rescue is undergoing retooling at the moment.
We know that Cairn Terriers are not the breed for everyone, which is true for every breed.
Cairns require a good weekly brushing to keep mats out of the coat, and if you are unable to roll the coat yourself, we recommend having them stripped two or three times a year.
www.chi-cairn.org /rescue.htm   (964 words)

  
 MacDuff the Cairn Terrier in Darwin Australia - spoilt and loving it
Cairn Terriers are one of the oldest breeds from Scotland and are named from the word 'cairn' meaning a pile of stones.
Cairns live to the mid-teens and make good companions to young and old family members.
Cairn Terriers are meant to have a double coat, a strong, harsh outer coat and softer undercoat.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Paradise/4196/duffy.html   (474 words)

  
 CAIRN/DARTnet Collaboration
The CAIRN backbone and research networks constitute a testbed for the development of experimental architectures, protocols and algorithms for real-time multimedia applications and related technology.
Our participation in the CAIRN program is now concentrated on the development of time synchronization technology and its incorporation in real-time applications.
The expanded CAIRN infrastructure is ideal for testing the discovery and configuration algorithms in multicast modes.
www.eecis.udel.edu /~mills/dartnet.html   (664 words)

  
 Stones of Ireland - Knocknarea cairn
This cairn, known as Misgaun Maeve, is 10m high and 55m across at the base.
Around the cairn there are a number of other tombs, probably of the same period, in varying states of destruction.
Three were excavated in the '80s, and the foundations of huts whose roofs of thatch or turf had been supported on wooden poles, hundreds of flint and chert scrapers and arrowheads, polished stone axes, and some pieces of pottery were found.
www.stonepages.com /ireland/knocknarea.html   (182 words)

  
 Cairn Terrier puppies, for sale, breeders, cairn terriers
We Breed Cairns and ONLY Cairns, we have very nice quality pups that will be ready to go to their forever homes in the coming months.
CAIRN TERRIER Puppies, I have a variety of colors and sizes.
We are a family that loves the Cairn breed, our aim is to produce a healthy well bred dog.
puppydogweb.com /breeders/cairnterrier.htm   (1374 words)

  
 Cairn Terrier Puppies for Sale, Breeders
Our Cairn Terrier breeders can also refer you on to other dog breeders they know of, perhaps closer to you.
Earlier breeders were careful to retain the Cairn's natural shaggy coat, sturdy body and Terrier abilities.
Cairns are intelligent and independent little Terriers ready to rise to any occasion.
www.pets4you.com /cairnterrier.html   (367 words)

  
 Cairn Terrier Club of America
The Cairn (the last to be formally named) remained the closest to the original small working terrier, bolting the fox, otter and weasel, sharing the meager fare of the crofter's household.
True to his heritage, the breed still has very large teeth, large feet with thick pads and strong nails (the better to dig with!), strong, muscular shoulders and rears, and a fearless tenacity that will lead him into trouble if his owners are irresponsible.
The Cairn Terrier Club of America is dedicated to promoting the welfare of the Cairn Terrier and wants to help you decide if a Cairn Terrier is the right dog to share your life.
www.cairnterrier.org   (334 words)

  
 Hotels throughout the UK. Stay at the Cairn hotels in London, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, York, ...
Stay at the Cairn hotels in London, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, York, Carlisle, Darlington, Doncaster, Wakefield and other major cities in the UK l
The Cairn Hotel Group offers an inspiring range of hotels located throughout England and Scotland that make the perfect base for relaxing, value-for-money leisure breaks all year round.
Your personal event organiser will be on hand throughout the planning and carrying out of your wedding and will do their best to ensure that your wishes from the floral arrangements to the menu selection will be carried out to perfection.
www.cairnhotelgroup.com   (150 words)

  
 The Westminster Kennel Club | Breed Information: Cairn Terrier
The Cairn Terrier is a sensible, confident little dog, still close to its origins as a working terrier of the Scottish highlands and Isle of Skye.
On meeting a Cairn you will find a small, shaggy, alert dog, with head, tail and ears up, eyes shining with intelligence, poised and ready for anything.
True to his working heritage the Cairn remains hardy with a fearless tenacity that will lead him into mischief if his owners are irresponsible.
www.westminsterkennelclub.org /breedinformation/terrier/cairn.html   (107 words)

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