Scottish Terrier

Scottish Terrier

About The Breed

The Scottish Terrier is a compact and sturdy little dog. The Scotty can come in a variety of colors including gray, black, brindle, and wheaten. They have a thick double coat with the upper coat being coarse and wiry while the undercoat is downy and dense.

This breed tends to have a reserved and serious demeanor. They are very devoted to their family and thrive in the companionship of their people. The Scotty can be very sensitive to both praise and discipline. He is up for spending time with you whether it be sitting indoors on a cold winter day or going out for a walk on a beautiful summer evening. The Scottish Terrier will be the perfect companion.

Origin
The Scottish Terrier originated in the Scottish Highlands in the early 1800s and employed with the tasks of hunting foxes, badgers, and rats. They have been both the humble dog of a farmer and the common man as well as the favored dog of both kings and presidents.
Right Choice?
If the Scottish Terrier is your breed of choice, you will have a noble yet sensitive companion that will love spending time with you and your family.
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Type:
Terrier
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Grooming:
Regular brushing
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Adult Height:
9-11 inches at shoulder

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Adult Weight:
18-22 lbs

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Lifespan:
11-13 years

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One Word:
Scotty
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