Scottish Terrier

 

Origin:

 

The Scottish Terrier was bred as a fierce hunter of rats, foxes, and other critters in the Scottish Highlands. It is considered one of the oldest Highland terriers. Scottish terriers were first imported to America in the 1880s and its popularity peaked in the 1930s and 1940s. Today, the Scottish terrier silhouette during the Depression-era advertising is most popular with textile makers looking to add a sporty, vintage vibe for their designs.

History

The Scottish Terrier is a small puppy with a big personality. It is an active puppy, and despite its size, it is very brave. Independent, intelligent, and hilarious in their dignified seriousness, the Scottish Terrier is a true terrier, which makes them excellent watchdogs.

Color

Varies depending on mix.

  • Lifespan:

    11-13 years
  • Shedding:

    minimal
  • Coat Length:

    medium
  • Grooming:

    medium
  • Size:

    s
  • Color:

Behavior

  • Temperament

    The Scottish Terrier is a feisty little pup, fearless, determined, and self-confident. Its jaunty demeanor is hard to resist. Scottish Terriers have a strong hunting instinct and can be resolutely territorial. They have an independent, self-reliant nature.

  • Barking

    Barks if Necessary

  • Adaptability

    • Adaptability to apartment living

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Good for novice owners

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates being alone

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates cold weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates hot weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Family Friendly

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Exercise needs

    • Energy level

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Exercise needs

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Playfulness

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Trainability

    moderate

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