Scottish Terrier

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Scottish Terrier
1.5-year-old black Scottish Terrier
Common nicknamesScottie, Aberdeenie
Height Males 25 cm (9.8 in)
Females 25 cm (9.8 in)
Weight Males 8.5–10 kg (19–22 lb)
Females 8–9.5 kg (18–21 lb)
Coat double (hard wiry & soft undercoat)
Colour Black, Brindle, Wheaten
Litter size 1–6
Life span 11 to 13 years
Kennel club standards
The Kennel Club standard
FCI standard
NotesNational dog of Scotland
Dog (domestic dog)

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.