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Breed: Scottish Terrier
Country of Origin: 18th century Scottish Highlands
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Hunter
Life Span: 12 years
Appearance: Strong, compact, short legs
Color: Black, dark gray, brindle, tan
Coat Type: Short, little shedding
Grooming: Clip every 3 months
Height: 9-10 inches
Weight: 18-22 pounds
Activity Level: Medium
Watch Dog: Very high
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Low
Good With Children: Ok
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: Suspicious
Character: Playful, loving
Home Environment: Walked every day
Best Owner: Quiet, firm, consistent
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Aggression, barking, destructive, snippy, digging
Physical: Structural & skin problems
Recommendations: Do not overfeed