Scottish Terrier

Loyal and devoted, wonderfully dignified and independent, Scottish Terriers are brave and bold companions.
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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

Country: United Kingdom
Size category: Small
Avg life expectancy: 11-13 years
Loyal / Independent / Reserved / Intelligent / Confident / Agile

Key facts

  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Garden not essential
  • Needs moderate training
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A healthy start to life

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