Most folks can tell a Scottie just by looking - and they're usually depicted with a Scottish burr in the cartoons that portray them, or draped in plaid to show their heritage. In real life, they are active and affectionate dogs who are devoted to the people that love them.
"Scottish Terriers are a big dog personality in a small package, loyal, courageous. energetic, non-shedding companions looking to own a family."
"They can be stubborn and independent, but also very sensitive."
"Scottish terriers love adventure and they need exercise."
Life Span 10-12 years (though some live to mid-teens)
Shedding Light Shed
Height 10 inches (male or female)
Male Weight 19-22 pounds
Female Weight 18-21 pounds
Litter Size 3-5 puppies
Recognized by AKC,CKC, APRI, UKC*
* Even though recognized by other registries, we HIGHLY recommend that you stay with AKC. They maintain multiple generations of breeding records that insure that your Scottie is truly pure-bred.
Colors The colors vary from dark gray to
blue-black. Occasionally, you will
see wheaten or brindle colors, but
these are more rare.
Hair Length Long (and it is hair, NOT fur)
Living Area Scotties are a good indoor dog that
also enjoys playing outdoors. They
can survive very well in a small
apartment. They prefer cooler
temperatures, but can adapt
almost anywhere. Scotties have
a weather-resistant outer coat that
gives them protection in diverse
If you still want to see more info, click the link below to go to the American Kennel Club (AKC) website.....