A black and a white Scottish Terrier
|Common nicknames||Scottie, Aberdeenie|
|Notes||National dog of Scotland|
|Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)|
The Scottish Terrier is one of the five breeds of terrier that originated in Scotland. It is also known as Aberdeen Terrier. The other four breeds of terrier from Scotland are Skye, Cairn, Dandie Dinmont, and West Highland White Terrier. Originally scottish terriers were used for hunting, but because of their small size, they are often kept as pets.