Scottish Terrier or Scottie
Good with Kids:
The Scottish Terrier is an ideal family pet that is straight forward and gets on well with people, household pets and other dogs. It will adapt to any exercise provided and also to the family situation.
Country of origin:
The Scotland is straight forward and sober, becomes very attached to its family, is vigilant, noble, sportive, and sometimes has a mind of its own. It loves to dig.
Small dog breed
Terrier dog breeds (AKC)
The natural inclination of a Scotties is to get on well with other household animals and its own kind.. Provided children do not treat this dog as a toy and leave it alone in its domain, they will get along together. Much depends upon the puppyâs social training.
The coat is hard and wire-haired. The Scottish terrier or Scottie as commonly known is bred as plain black, broken black with highlights and wheaten.
The coat needs to be hand plucked by an expert about twice per year; the chest, legs and head are usually clipped. Remove food remnants from the beard and moustache regularly.
For the right and consistent handler, this aristocrat of a dog is easy to train. Although it can be very loyal to you, this dog is independent. Training needs to be founded on mutual respect for each other.