In the late 1800s, the Scottish Terrier breed traveled from Scotland and was introduced to the US for the first time. This breed of dog is often referred to as a Scottie.
You may be familiar with the Scottish Terrier already since a few of our United States presidents, , , and Bush, had them for their family pets.
The Scottie is short-legged, thick boned, and covered thick wiry coat of fur. They have well defined muscles and quite strong for the smaller size.
This breed of dog is available in three colors: wheaten, black, and brindle.
Scottish Terrier can be a stubborn breed, but with the correct training and socialization efforts at an early age a Scottie can be one of the best pets you will ever own. They build strong bonds with their families, very loyal dogs, and always keep a watchful eye of surroundings making sure the family is safe & protected.
These dog don't have much patience for the ear grabbing, tail pulling, or rough housing. So, it is advised to keep an eye on young children as they play with the puppy and make sure that he or she is not getting a little too rough. Having said this, the Scottish Terrier acts as a wonderful guardian to the children and will always stand up to any other canine that comes around or near them.
All in all, Scottish Terrier puppies have made for wonderful pets to millions of families worldwide. Just take time early on, loving, socializing and training your new Scottie puppy. The result will be a wonderful, loyal, and loving companion that you and your family will enjoy for many years to come.