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      Scottish Terrier Characteristics

      Size
      Small
      Energy
      Moderate
      Coat
      Hard, wiry outer coat; Soft, dense undercoat.
      Weight
      18-22 lbs
      • Size

        Small

      • Energy

        Moderate

      • Weight

        18-22 lbs

      • Coat

        Hard, wiry outer coat; Soft, dense undercoat.

      About Scottish Terriers

      The Scottish Terrier is a compact, short-legged, sturdy dog that was bred in Scotland to be a fierce hunter of foxes and badgers. The Scotties' black coats, long heads and beards make them an easily recognizable breed. Scotties make excellent companions and watchdogs.

      Did You Know?

      President Franklin D. Roosevelt had a Scottish Terrier named ""Fala"" who reportedly received more fan mail than many presidents did.

      Origin

      The man credited with introducing the Scottish Terrier to the USA is John Naylor, who first imported the breed in 1883.