Origin
Affectionately termed ‘The Scottie Dog’, the origins of this tough little breed is clear – it was developed in Scotland and dates back to the 18th century. Brave and ready for action, it was a formidable hunter and would happily dispatch vermin.
Lifespan
11-15 years
Size
22-27 cms (9-11 inches)
Weight
8-10 kgs
Coat
The harsh, dense and wiry coat may require professional grooming from time to time, in order to keep it in good order.
Build
Short and stocky, this sturdy and strong little canine stands extremely square.
Characteristics
Inclined to be a one-man dog, the Scottish Terrier has a keen temperament and is wary with strangers. A real character of a dog, the Scottie is great fun to own.
Colour
Many people think of this breed as just being a black dog, whereas the coat may be wheaten or brindle.
   
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