Table of contents:
- Are Scottish terriers intelligent?
- Is a Scottish Terrier hypoallergenic?
- What is the difference between a Scottish terrier and a West Highland terrier?
- Are wheaten Scottish terriers rare?
- Can Scottish Terriers swim?
- Do Scottish terriers shed hair?
- How big does a Scottish terrier get?
- How do I get a Scottish terrier?
- How much does a purebred Scottish terrier cost?
Are Scottish terriers intelligent?
Temperament. Scotties are territorial, alert, quick moving and feisty, perhaps even more so than other terrier breeds. The breed is known to be independent and self-assured, playful, intelligent, and has been nicknamed the 'Diehard' because of its rugged nature and endless determination.
Is a Scottish Terrier hypoallergenic?
What is the difference between a Scottish terrier and a West Highland terrier?
They both hail from Scotland, are similar in type and originally were bred for vermin hunting. The primary difference between Westies -- West Highland white terriers -- and Scotties, or Scottish terriers, is that the former is always white, while the latter is never that shade.
Are wheaten Scottish terriers rare?
Roughly 600 owners participated in a 2005 survey done by the Scottish Terrier Club of America, and of them, 66.
Can Scottish Terriers swim?
Scotties don't mind the water, but they're not going to win any prizes for swimming. They have short legs and solid bodies, so they don't swim well. Supervision near water is important to keep Scotties safe.
Do Scottish terriers shed hair?
They have a distinctive beard that accentuates the muzzle, long eyebrows and a wiry outer coat that brushes the ground like a long skirt if untrimmed. The coat, which sheds little, also provides excellent protection in bad weather. The color is brindle, black, gray or wheaten.
How big does a Scottish terrier get?
28 cmFrom withers to tail
How do I get a Scottish terrier?
You can buy a Scottish Terrier from a show breeder, who breeds Scottish Terriers to match a detailed standard of appearance for the dog show ring. You can also buy a Scottish Terrier from people who "just breed pets" or "just had one litter." But should you? Be sure to read the article to learn more about these people.