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Scottish Terrier Info

Scottish Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 13-14 years Height: 10-11" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 3-5 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 19-23 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Scottish Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 19 lbs that can reach 23 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Scottish Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 13 to 14 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Scottish Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 5 puppies.

Scottish Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Scotland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements daily
Barks average Dangerous no

Scottish Terrier Temperament

self-assured and alert dog breed that makes a good watch dog. Loyal with their owners, the Scottie may be aloof with strangers and aggressive with other dogs

Health Problems

flea allergy, Von Willebrand's disease and skin problems

Scottish Terrier Coat

Scottish Terrier Dog Colors

Black, wheaten or brindle

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Litter Size 0-0 pups Lifespan 0-0 years
Yard Needs N/A Easy to Train
Guard Dog
Kid Friendly
Active Indoors
Apartment Friendly
Exercise Demands
Stranger Friendly
Pet Friendly
Brushing Requirements
Tolerates Cold
Tolerates Heat

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