Montizard Otterhounds

Dandie Dinmont Terriers

45 Years of Breeding Excellence

Dandie Dinmont Rescue League

People occasionally inquire whether there are any dandies available due to being in a “rescue” situation.  Fortunately, there are very few rescue dandies looking for a “forever home” .

However, when a dandie is in distress, it can count on the Dandie Rescue league to come to its aid.  

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Don't know much about Dandie Dinmont Terriers except that they're really cute. Learn more by checking out the information on our History page.

Trying to find a reputable breeder? Not sure what questions to ask?  Check out the How To Find a Dandie and the Questions to Ask a Breeder pages.

Don't think contracts are necessary - think again. The purpose of a contract is to protect you, the dog and the person you are acquiring the dog from.  Check out our Contracts Page to see the types of items a contract should cover.

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We are Kaleidoscope Alpacas - see them at

Our alpacas are protected by our Anatolian Shepherds (they protect the Dandies, too).  To see what a “real” dog looks like - visit

Otterhounds are big dogs with a rough coat and a classic shaggy face. They have bushy eyebrows and a wide head. And a beard especially made for holding the water they drink!!!

The most common color is black and tan, but they can be found sporting a variety of different color combinations.

For centuries, Otterhounds were bred to be pack animals and this has resulted in a good-natured dog that doesn't look for trouble.

Their feet are webbed for swimming. A naturally excellent swimmer, these dogs can swim for miles and enjoy spending time in the outdoors.

Welcome to Montizard

For 45 years, the home of award winning
Dandie Dinmont Terriers

Dandie Litter -  Pups growing up

And they couldn’t get any cuter

Pups born April 7th

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Inspired by Ch. Montizard’s Toot-A-Loo

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Books by Doug

Small Dog - Big Adventure

It all started with a butterfly

Fully illustrated book for children from 3 - 93

Amir - Friend and Hero

Amir was an Anatolian Shepherd who stood out in the show ring and excelled as a working livestock guardian dog.  He was, simply, the most incredible dog I have ever known

This is his story


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