About the Scottish Terrier

Although Scottish Terriers are recognisable for their characteristic profile, their alert, spirited temperament and their confident attitude is just as distinctive.

Scottish Terriers are hard-working dogs with a strong prey drive. These dogs are alert by nature and reserved around strangers, making them excellent watchdogs.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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United Kingdom
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FCI Group 3, AKC Terrier Group
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Small
Avg life expectancy
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Loyal / Independent / Reserved / Intelligent / Confident / Agile

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  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Garden not essential
  • Needs moderate training