Scottish Terrier Dog

Country of origin:

Scotland

Weight:
Male 19 – 22 pounds (8.5 – 10 kg)
Female 18 – 21 pounds (8 – 9.5 kg)

Height:
Male 9.8 inches (25 cm)
Female 9.8 inches (25 cm)

Coat:
Double (hard wiry outercoat, soft undercoat).

Coat Colors:
Black, Brindle, Wheaten.

Life span:
11 – 13 years.

Health Issues:
Cataracts, glaucoma, patella luxation, cerebellar abiotrophy, parasites, mange, cancer.

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Dog Breed Info

The Scottish Terrier is alert, active, smart and devoted to his owner. He is known for eating anything he finds on the floor, so you should keep an eye on your “ vacuum-dog”. This terrier is recommended for families who don’t have small children because he does not like rough treatment and tends to bite if he feels uncomfortable.

He needs moderate exercise and he is an excellent walking companion. Although this breed is known for being very stubborn, they will obey his master’s orders, if he can get something in exchange. For that reason it is very important for you to train him to obey. You should teach your “Scottie” right from day one who is the leader of the house.

Did you know that the Scottish is the only dog breed that has lived in the white house three times? His sweetness, intelligence and energy has melted the hearts of many people around the world, including the president of the United States.

 

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